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Case File 460DMTN

Dennis Martin 2

Dennis Lloyd Martin
Missing since June 14, 1969 from Spence Field, Blount County, Tennessee.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Dennis Martin disappeared on June 14, 1969 from the Spence Field area of the Smoky Mountains National Park. Martin was last seen between 14.00 and 16.00  that day as he played a game of "Hide and Seek" in the park, near the Appalachian Trail. He disappeared behind a bush in the area and has never been seen again. He lived in Knoxville, Tennessee with his parents. He was a special education student at the time of his disappearance.

At the time of the disappearance, his father described Dennis as a husky, healthy boy who was not particularly afraid of anything. He had some experience camping and hiking in the mountains with his family.

The search that ensued after his Saturday afternoon disappearance would last until mid-September of 1969 and involve thousands of searchers.

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

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Source Information:
The Leaf Chronical 3/1/09

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