North American Missing Persons Network
Marcus Sesrell Barrell

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Above Images: Barrell

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 10, 2001 from Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City County, Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 1, 1979
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 5'9" - 6'0"; (69"-72")
  • Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Case Number: 2002-002789; NamUs MP #: 7824

  • Details of Disappearance
    Marcus Barrell was last seen on December 10, 2001. Police believe that Troy Baudoin, who had hired Barrell to work on his Norfolk home, killed Barrell and assumed his identity - passport, license, credit cards.

    Baudoin confessed to an embezzlement scheme to a federal agent, court records state. But after he discovered authorities suspected him in Barrell's disappearance, he killed himself in a motel room. He left no note. Barrell's body has never been found.

    Marcus Barrell had joined the Navy after high school but got kicked out. He liked to draw and was trying to figure out what to do with his life after the Navy. He took a series of construction jobs and lived with a roommate at the Oceanfront. Barrell was legally declared dead in 2009.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Virginia Beach Police Deptartment
    Detective Angela Murphy
    (757) 385-4023

    Source Information
    The Virginian Pilot online