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3901DMNC - Benjamin Staton


Name: Benjamin Staton
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: February 18, 1985
Location Last Seen: Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina

Physical Description

Date of Birth: December 22, 1902
Age: 82 years old
Race: Black/African American
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Hair Color: Gray or Partially Gray
Eye Color: Brown
Nickname/Alias: Ben
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Suffers from dementia


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Blue bid overall, plaid shirt, cap or tobabgon, and a
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Glasses

Circumstances of Disappearance

Benjamin Staton disappeared from his home on Skinner Street in Greenville, NC in February 1985. He suffered from dementia at the time of his disappearance, and foul play was not suspected then or now. At the time of his disappearance, a thorough search of the area and subsequent three-month investigation failed to turn up any evidence or clues. He has friends in Raleigh, North Carolina and Newport News, Virgina.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Greenville Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Sgt. J Friday
Agency Phone Number: 252-329-4372
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 85-836

NCIC Case Number: M-145698369
NamUs Case Number: 2423

Information Source(s)

The Reflector

Admin Notes

Added: 11/16/08; Last Updated: 12/1/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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