Shannon Darnell Harris
Missing since October 10, 1998 from Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Shannon was attending art school in Dallas, Texas at the time of his disappearance.
He was last seen on his way to the Houma Greyhound Bus station and had indicated he was traveling back to an art school in Dallas but has not contacted friends or family.
Harris struggled with drugs and hung out with a group of friends involved in "illegal activities."
Police dug up an empty, acre-sized lot near Ninth Street and Hollywood Road after a jail house informant told police Harris was killed and dumped there.
His body has never been recovered, despite a 2002 search.
Police believed the informant but thinks the body may have been moved or otherwise disturbed when the property, a swampy, wooded lot studded with cypress trees in 1998, was cleared and leveled with 3 feet of fill dirt in the years prior to the search.
Investigators Houma Police Department
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Houma Police Department
Agency Case Number: 11198998
NCIC Number: M-920710850 Source Information:
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National Center for Missing Adults
Daily Comet 10/10/08