Eugene Wade Martin
North American Missing Persons Network
Eugene Wade Martin

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Above Images: Right: age-progressed to 39 years.

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 12, 1984 from Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
  • Classification: Non Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: August 17, 1970
  • Age: 13
  • Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
  • Weight: 110 lbs (50 kg)
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: He has a scar on his right knee
    and has had a broken right wrist.
  • Clothing: Blue jeans, gray midriff shirt with white stripes and
    red sleeves. Blue Trax shoes.
  • Case Number: 8430464
  • NCIC Number: M-129642239
  • Dentals: Available
  • DNA: Available

  • Details of Disappearance
    Eugene was last seen between 5:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. as he was delivering newspapers. A paper bag was found outside of Des Moines with papers still inside. Eugene Martin's disappearance happened just two years after the disappearance of fellow paper carrier Johnny Gosch.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Des Moines Police Department
    Sgt. Conrnman OR Detective Larry Penland

    Source Information
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