Danny Joe Riley

Above: Riley, circa 1992


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 1992 from Marshall, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 19, 1948
  • Age: 44 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 165 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Riley has scars through his left eyebrow and around his hairline on his face. He has a burn scar that extends from his right elbow to the top of his right hand. Riley has a mole on his lower left eyelid near his tear duct. He has a large pockmark on his right cheek and a skin graft on his left inner thigh. Riley has an eagle tattoo with "USA" printed underneath on the right bicep of his arm, and a black panther head tattoo on his left bicep.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Riley was last seen in Marshall, Texas sometime during August 1992. He was accompanied by Max Thomas at the time. Authorities believe they may have been traveling to Houston, Texas. Riley has never been seen again. His family didn't report him missing until 1999, about seven years after he was last seen. Foul play is suspected in his disappearance.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Texas Department Of Public Safety


    Source Information
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    The Marshall News Messenger


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 24, 2016; details of disappearance updated.

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