North American Missing Persons Network
Jason Scott Adkins

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Above Images: Adkins, circa 1996

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 18, 1999 from Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: April 1, 1975
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 160-170 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Small bump at top of nose,
    surgical scar from appendectomy. Previously broken leg (possibly right),
    dimples, could have mustache or goatee.
  • Clothing: Coveralls, blue jeans, brown leather jacket/coat,
    wading boots, and possibly "Nike" athletic shoes worn inside the boots.
  • Jewelry: Possibly wearing a silver chain with a "Cross"
    pendant. The "cross" possibly has "Jesus" on it also.
  • Nickname: Scott
  • Case Number: 99-0614
  • NCIC Number: M-184143434
  • Dentals: Root canals on one or two of his teeth

  • Details of Disappearance
    Adkins was fishing with a family member, in the Ohio River when the boat he was in capsized. The boat had engine failure and a bargepassing by caused the boat to capsize. The family member was able to get out of the boat and went for help but when returned Jason was nowhere to be found.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Huntington Police Deptartment -West Virginia
    (304) 696-5560
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    (800) 346-3243

    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    Family of Jason Adkins