Joseph Wayne McCarton
North American Missing Persons Network
Joseph Wayne McCarton

Above Images: McCarton, circa 2008

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 3, 2008 from Plaquemine, Plaquemines County, Louisiana
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 18, 1974
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 5'0" to 6'3"
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color:Blue
  • Race:White
  • Gender:Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: He has a surgical scar on chest
    from cancer treatment, scar on elbow, surgical scar on right hip from
    hip replacement; he walks with a limp; previously broken nose, hip
  • Clothing:He usually wears white t-shirts, jeans, tennis shoes,
    and hat
  • AKA:Joe
  • Case Number:MISLE 328-91-40/NamUs #4163

  • Details of Disappearance
    Mr. McCarton was last seen on shrimping boat in Texas, presumed to have fallen overboard. Was from Plaquemines Parish, LA. Reported missing with the U.S. Coast Guard.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    United States Coast Guard
    Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Office

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