Oliver Monroe Smith

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Above: Smith, circa 1996

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 10, 1996 from Columbus, Georgia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 84 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 155 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Smith wears eyeglasses and a hearing aid.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Work clothes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Smith was last seen at his home in the Oakland Park area of south Columbus, Georgia at 9:00 a.m. on April 10, 1996. He told his wife he was going into the backyard to plant zinnias and would be back in a few minutes. He has never been heard from again. He left his wallet behind on the kitchen table.

    Smith is a retired colonel and at the time of his disappearance, he and his wife were planning to embark on a cruise with the local Retired Officers Association. Both were in good physical and mental health at the time of his disappearance. Smith's case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Columbus Police Department
    706-653-3450

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    Source Information
    Columbus Police Department
    The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 9, 2006; age added, details of disappearance updated.

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