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4882DMPA - James Edward Amabile

James Edward Amabile

Name: James Edward Amabile
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: December 4, 2003
Location Last Seen: Folsom, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Physical Description

Date of Birth: May 19, 1965
Age: 38 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" to 5'11"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Tattoo of a tiger's head on his back, a bird on one shoulder, and a panther on the other shoulder. His left ear is pierced. Insulin-dependent diabetic


Dentals: Not available
Fingerprints: Not available
DNA: Not available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Dark blue or black windbreaker jacket and white Nike athletic shoes.
Jewelry: Medical alert necklace: diabetic.
Additional Personal Items: N/A

Circumstances of Disappearance

James Edward Amabile, known as Jimmy, was last seen leaving his residence near the 700 block of Second Avenue in Folsom, driving his hunter green 2002 Ford Explorer with Pennsylvania license plate FLA 4785. He was en route to pick up his two daughters from their babysitter's house on Bullens Road in nearby Woodlyn. His last call at 5:13 p.m. was to the babysitter to say he was running late. His cell phone pinged off a tower in the vicinity of Morton Avenue and MacDade Boulevard, near the babysitter's home. Amabile never arrived and has not been heard from since.

He was reported missing by his wife that evening. His vehicle has never been located. He was legally declared dead.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Ridley Township Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Henderson
Agency Phone Number: 610-532-4000
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 03-17092

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 762

Information Source(s)

Delaware County Daily Times

Admin Notes

Added: 2/1/16; Last Updated: 2/1/16

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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