Thomas Walter Sprinkle Jr.

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Above Images: Sprinkle, circa 2013


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 9, 2013 from Amherst, Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 79 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 240 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Sprinkle is missing his right ear and he's blind in his right eye. He has surgical scars on the right side of his face and a lazy eye, and he wears eyeglasses. He may have a beard. His nickname is Tom.
  • Medical Conditions: Sprinkle has been diagnosed with cancer. He has previously threatened to commit suicide. He needs medications which he left behind.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Sprinkle was last seen in Amherst, Virginia on June 9, 2013. He has never been heard from again. Prior to his disappearance, the person he lived with sold the house and told Sprinkle he had to find another place to live. Sprinkle had little contact with his immediate family at the time of his disappearance; his brother reported him missing on June 18.

    Sprinkle left behind his medications and debit card, and there hasn't been any activity on his bank or credit accounts since his disappearance. He may be driving a white 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 van with the Virginia license plate number KEN-4161. Few details are available in his case.


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


    Source Information
    Virginia State Police
    WSET 13
    The News and Advance
    Amherst County Sheriff's Office


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 5, 2016; casefile added.

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