John Thistlewood

Above: Thistlewood, circa 1985
(Seven years prior to his disappearance)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 11, 1992 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 20, 1955
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 210 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Thistlewood has a mustache.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A red silk shirt, black jeans and black sneakers.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Thistlewood dropped his two children off at a relative's residence on South American Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at approximately 7:30 p.m. on September 11, 1992. He told his family members that he would return shortly to pick up the children; Thistlewood has never been seen again. He was driving his white two-door 1992 Ford Expo with the Pennsylvania license plate number XTX-633 at the time of his disappearance. Thistlewood's vehicle has never been recovered.

    Thistlewood was known to frequent the Wildwood, New Jersey area in 1992. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Philadelphia Police Department



    Source Information
    Philadelphia Police Department


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