Shaun Thornhill

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Above Images: Thornhill, circa 2012


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 23, 2012 from St. Francisville, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: July 28, 1970
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Thornhill has a tattoo on his upper right arm or shoulder of a sun with the number 798 in the middle, and a tattoo of the word "mainliner" on his upper back. He has a large scar on his left eyebrow. He wears dark-colored prescription eyeglasses and his four upper front teeth are all implants.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A watch.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Thornhill was last seen in St. Francisville, Louisiana on January 23, 2012. He was in town looking for work on a barge or tugboat. On January 20, he was arrested for public intoxication. He bonded out of jail that same day, checked in to the Magnuson Hotel and stayed there between January 20 and 22. He also paid to stay for the night of January 23, but it's unclear whether he actually did. The day after his disappearance. his white GMC extended cab pickup truck was found locked and abandoned on Kingston Highway in Adams County, Mississippi, south of Natchez. He left all his belongings inside, including his wallet, cellular phone, clothes, television set and other items. Only his driver's license and debit card were missing. A photo of Thornhill's truck is posted below this case summary.

    An extensive search of the area turned up no sign of Thornhill. Little information is available in his case.

    Above: Thornhill's truck


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

    West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Missing Persons of America
    Facebook Page for Shaun Thornhill
    The Natchez Democrat
    Louisiana Repository for Unidentified & Missing People
    The Monroe News-Star


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 1, 2017; picture added.

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