North American Missing Persons Network
Trevor Anthony Thomas O'Brien

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Above: O'Brien, circa 1996; Age-progressions to age 22

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 9, 1996 from Torbay, Newfoundland
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: May 8, 1985
  • Age: 11
  • Height: 4'8" (142 cm)
  • Weight: 70 lbs. (32 kg)
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Trevor is described as
    having a slender build.

  • Details of Disappearance
    Trevor and his brothers, Adam and Mitchell, were abducted by their father, Gary Joseph O'Brien. On November 9, 1996 Gary Joseph O'Brien of Torbay, Newfoundland failed to return his three children to their mother (Diana O'Brien) as required by a specific access order. Investigation has revealed that Gary O'Brien built an elaborate trap at his residence in Torbay designed to cause an explosion when a person entered the home. He advised his wife that she would not see her children again. Gary O'Brien has a history of psychiatric problems, violence and suicidal tendencies.

    Above Image: Gary Joseph O'Brien

    Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Date of Birth: October 17, 1956
  • Age: 40
  • Height : 5'10" (178 cm)
  • Weight: 130 lbs. (59 kg)
  • Hair Color: Grey
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male

  • Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

    Source Information
    Garden of Missing Children Society
    Our Missing Children