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Case File: John Woodrow Gaton - 4436DMNC

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John Woodrow Gaton

  • Case Classification: Missing
  • Missing Since: March 1, 1991
  • Location Last Seen: Bessemer, Gaston Co, North Carolina
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of dissappearance.

  • Date of Birth: July 1, 1946
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 44
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 6' 1
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 180 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): John Woodrow Flowers
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: He has a scar on his right leg from a chainsaw accident.
  • Dentals: Available
  • Fingerprints: Available
  • DNA: Unknown
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: T-shirt and light blue jeans
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    John Woodrow Gaton was last seen walking down Interstate 85. He was known to lead a transiet lifestyle and may have been headed West.

    He was not reported missing until 6 years after he was last seen.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Gaton County Sheriff
  • Agency Contact Person: Srgt. Myron Shelor
  • Agency Phone Number: 704-866-3320
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 97-001324
  • NamUs Case Number: MP #10841
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Gaston Gazette

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