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Salvador Bonadona
Missing since April 18, 1997 from Pierre Part, Assumption Parish, Louisiana
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: August 1, 1937
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 59 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'5"; 178 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Grey hair; brown eyes. Glasses.
  • Medical: Suffers from acute schizophrenia.
  • Dentals: Not available.
  • AKA: Sam

Circumstances of Disappearance
Sam Bonadona was last seen on April 18, 1997. His car, a Ford Explorer was found on April 20, 1997 on a dirt road two miles west of LA. 996 near Bruly St. Martin.
The sheriff's department searched the area where Bonadona's vehicle was found using boats, off-road vehicles and helicopters, but discovered no leads. Authorities also conducted a house-to-house inquiry in the Belle Rose area. Bonadona never leaves for long periods of time without contacting a family member. He had never left for any length of time before. Bonadona was reported missing in Donaldsonville April 21 by a friend.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office

Agency Case Number: 97-002595
LSU FACES Number: 127

NCIC Number: M067600736

Source Information:
The Advocate
NamUs MP #14624

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