Louie Dwaine Teakell

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Above Images: Teakell, circa 2003

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 1, 2003 from Irving, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 20, 1973
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 145 - 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, green eyes. Teakell may use alias names and may attach the suffix "Jr." to his name. He may have a mustache or slight beard.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Unknown, but he usually wears a handmade beaded necklace.
  • Medical Conditions: Teakell suffered a spinal injury prior to his disappearance and became addicted to drugs, particularly methamphetamine and marijuana, as a result. He has been through drug rehabilitation several times. He was attending Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous meetings at the time of his disappeance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Teakell was last seen in Irving, Texas on November 1, 2003, when a friend dropped him off at a convenience store so he could buy cigarettes. He has never been heard from again. He was occasionally homeless at the time of his disappearance and stayed in shelters. Teakell frequented Vineyard Street and Singleton and the West Moreland/Highway 30 areas of in Dallas, Texas in 2003, as well as low-end bars in the Dallas area. His family did not report him missing immediately because he often dropped out of sight for weeks at a time.

    Foul play is possible in Teakell's case. There have been rumors as to where his body was buried, but none of the stories have been confirmed. He left behind five children. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Irving Police Department
    972-721-2661

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    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    Irving Police Department
    CBS 11
    CrimeWeb

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 6, 2008; three pictures, alternate weight, clothing/jewelry description and medical conditions added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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