Herbert Henry Strickland
Strickland, approximate photo date 2018 Tattoo on Strickland's bicep
Missing since: 12/18/2018
Laurinburg, North Carolina
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Age at time of disappearance: 38 years old
Height / Weight: 5'6 - 5'10, 160 - 180 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: Plaid or flannel pajamas over a white thermal shirt, and slip-on sandals. One of his sandals has since been recovered.
Other characteristics: Native American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Strickland goes by the initials J.R. He has a tattoo on his upper arm a photo of it is posted with this case summary.
Details at time of disappearance: Strickland was last seen getting into a black SUV (possibly a Denali) outside his residence on Carolina Bay Road in Laurinburg, North Carolina late in the evening on December 18, 2018. Witnesses heard several gunshots before the vehicle left the scene. Strickland has never been heard from again.
In January 2019, police announced they believe Strickland is deceased. They subsequently identified four suspects and two persons of interest in his presumed murder. Investigators stated that a vehicle belonging to one of the suspects was found abandoned and burned on McRainey Road in St. Pauls, North Carolina. When the vehicle was processed, police found "essential items of evidence" inside it.
Foul play is suspected in Strickland's case due to the circumstances involved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Scotland County Sheriff's Office
Other information: NamUs
Psychic detective links:
Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated December 31, 2019