Jerry Smith

Above: Smith, circa 2004


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 3, 2004 from Poughquag, New York
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 16, 1942
  • Age: 62 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 150 - 155 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Smith wears an upper denture plate. He is missing some teeth and has a gap between his bottom teeth.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, white socks, a wool cap with the Yankees emblem, tan boots and possibly a silver Rolex watch with a silver band. Carrying a black wallet.
  • Medical Conditions: Smith suffers from schizophrenia and needs medication which he doesn't have with him. He would be unable to function without his medicine.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Smith was last seen at approximatley 1:00 p.m. on October 3, 2004, after he left Hein's, the facility for disabled veterans where he lived in the 100 block of Greenhaven Road in Poughquag, New York. He has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case, but authorities believe he's deceased.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Dutchess County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    The Poughkeepsie Journal


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 28, 2013; medical conditions and details of disappearance updated.

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