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Case File 34DMIA

Allen 1 AP
Right: Age-progressed to 37 years (circa 2010)

Marc James-Warren Allen
Missing since March 29, 1986 from Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
Classification: Non-Family Abduction

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: May 13, 1972
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 13 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 4'11-5'0"; 85-90 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Light brown hair; blue eyes.
  • Marks, Scars: Small scar on the top of his head.
  • Clothing: A light blue t-shirt, blue jean shorts, white socks and gray tennis shoes with Velcro tabs.
  • Dentals: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Allen was last seen leaving his family's home in Des Moines, Iowa to visit a friend's house up the street, but he never arrived.
Allen's disappearance came four years after John David Gosch vanished from the same vicinity under similar circumstances, and two years after Eugene Wade Martin disappeared. It has not been proved that these three cases are related in any way.

If you have any information concerning Allen's whereabouts, please contact:
Des Moines Police Department

You may remain anonymous if you wish.

NCMEC #: NCMC1053047

Agency Case Number: 8612999

NCIC Number:
Please refer to this number when contacting agencies with information on Allen's case.

Iowa Missing Person Information Clearinghouse
The Johnny Gosch Foundation

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