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Name: Julian Michael Sam
Case Classification: Endangered Runaway
Missing Since: October 16, 1998
Location Last Seen: La Marque, Galveston County, Texas
Date of Birth: June 17, 1982
Age: 16 years old
Race: Black/African American
Weight: 125-130 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown/Black, short.
Eye Color: Brown
Nickname/Alias: Pick, Ice Pick
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Left-handed.
Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
Clothing: White t-shirt, blue jeans and blue/black tennis shoes.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Sam left his family home in La Marque, TX, to buy tickets to the homecoming football game. He had just been paid and carried $200 in cash.
Sam sometimes spent the night at the homes of friends, but according to his family, he never went a day without contacting family. Officials believe he left of his own accord whereas his family believes he was killed. He has not been seen nor heard from since.
Agency Name: LaMarque Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Danielle Herman
Agency Phone Number: 409-938-9269
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 98-13232
NCIC Case Number: M-162684044
NamUs Case Number: 14539
North American Missing Persons Network
Added: 5/8/2007; Last Updated: 7/15/2017
Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team
** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.