James Anthony Shaw
North American Missing Persons Network
James Anthony Shaw

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 4, 1971 from Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 41
  • Height: 74"
  • Weight: 200 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Left leg (fibula/tibia area) is about
    1 1/2 inch shorter than his right leg as a result of childhood polio. This resulted in a limp in his walk.
  • Clothing: May have been wearing business attire.
  • Jewelry: Watch, a ring.
  • AKA: Jim
  • Case Number: 080626-2108

  • Details of Disappearance
    James Anthony Shaw left Whittlesea car rentals, located at the south west corner of Tropicana Boulevard and Paradise Road at approximately 11:30pm, May 4, 1971.

    Mr. Shaw never made it home, even though it was a short distance from the business. Foul play is suspected.

    The car Mr. Shaw was driving was found abandoned in an alley off of and west of Maryland Parkway, between Desert Inn road and Sahara Boulevard, behind (west of) Wonder World, near Karen Avenue. West of the alleyway was desert in 1971.

    This car he was driving was a Whittlesea rental, 69-71 Ford Galaxy, light yellow/beige. The car was found by a Las Vegas patrol officer, between midnight and 1:30am on May 5, 1971.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Las Vegas Metro Police Department

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