Glenn Tankersley

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Above Images: Tankersley, circa 2002

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 5, 2002 from St. Francisville, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 26, 1935
  • Age: 67 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Tankersley is pictured wearing glasses in the photos above but he normally doesn't wear them. He is missing several front teeth and has one crossed eye. He is also legally blind in that eye. His nickname is Diddy.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Brown pants, a brown coat and possibly a baseball cap.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Tankersley was last seen at 12:00 p.m. on December 5, 2002, in St. Francisville, Louisiana. He has never been heard from again. Authorities initially believed Tankersley became lost in the woods, but they have been unable to find him and now foul play is suspected.

    The possibility has been raised that the so-called Baton Rouge Serial Killer, Derrick Todd Lee, was involved in Tankersley's case. A photograph of Lee is posted below this case summary. The two men knew each other and sometimes Lee would take Tankersley for rides in his car. However, Lee's suspected victims are all women; he has been charged with murder in the disappearance of Randi Mebruer and is a suspect in the disappearances of Mari Fowler and Melinda McGhee. Tankersley, being male, does not fit the profile of Lee's victims. Lee has not been charged in connection with his disappearance, which remains unsolved.

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    Above: Derrick Todd Lee

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office
    225-344-7867

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    Source Information
    West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office
    The Advocate
    Louisiana Serial Killer Cases: Murders, Disappearances and Attacks
    WWL TV
    LA Repository for Unidentified & Missing People

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 16, 2009; date of birth, height and weight added, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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