Jerome Louis White

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Above: White, circa 1997

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 8, 1997 from Hickory, North Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 30, 1974
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'1, 150 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Jerome may be using the name of his twin brother, Tyrone O'Neal White. Jerome may use the alternate birthdate July 31, 1974.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue cap, a green coat and blue and white Fila sneakers.
  • Medical Conditions: Jerome was addicted to crack cocaine at the time of his 1997 disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jerome was last seen at Center Place Market on South Center Street in Hickory, North Carolina on February 8, 1997. He was seen entering an unidentified vehicle with an unknown Caucasian male at the time. Jerome has never been heard from again.

    Jerome's family told authorities that he rarely traveled far from his mother's residence in Hickory and they suspected foul play was involved in Jerome's case. His relatives also stated that he associated with people who were unfamiliar to his family.

    Jerome's twin brother, Tyrone, was imprisoned in North Carolina at the time Jerome vanished. Jerome was carrying Tyrone's identification when he disappeared. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hickory Police Department
    828-328-5551

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    Source Information
    North Carolina State Bureau Of Investigation

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