North American Missing Persons Network
Joshua Leon Middleton

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Above Image: Middleton, circa 2005

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 21, 2005 from Mount Judea, Newton County, Arkansas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 16, 1984
  • Age: 20
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 165 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Clothing: White hooded sweatshirt with "Mt. Judea
    Eagles" written in blue on upper front of sweatshirt,
    blue jeans, camouflage boots, brown fold-up wallet.
  • AKA: "Josh"
  • NCIC Number: M-584620475
  • Case Number: 05-012

  • Details of Disappearance
    Middleton was last seen at approximately 9:00am on Dry Creek Road, just south of Mount Judea, AR. He was last seen with a male individual riding in a red Ford truck. Joshua may be in the Missouri or Texas area.

    Authorities think Middleton is a homicide victim. They believe Middleton's disappearance may be related to the killing of 56-year-old Charles Daniel House. Middleton and House were friends.

    A witness to Middleton's killing has given a general area where the remains may be.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Newton County Sheriff's Office
    (870) 446-5124

    Source Information
    National Center for Missing Adults
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