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James Eric Bess






Missing person located July 2020

James, approximate photo date 1984


Missing since: 10/04/1984

Missing location: Ashland, Kentucky

Type of missing case: Endangered Runaway

Gender: Male

Ethnic group: Black

Date of Birth: 12/18/1969 (50)

Age at time of disappearance: 14 years old

Height / Weight: 5'6, 110 pounds

Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A blue denim jacket, a sport shirt, blue jeans and gray sneakers.

Other characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, blue/gray eyes. James has a scar on the right side of his waist, a scar just above his right hand and a scar above his right elbow.

Details at time of disappearance: James and his friend Chipley Sanders, lived in a boys' group home in the 1300 block of 13th Street in Ashland, Kentucky at the time they went missing. They ran away from the home on October 4, 1984 and haven't been seen since. Few details are available in their cases.


Other case information


Agency in charge: Ashland Police Department
606-327-2020
Other information: The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
NamUs
Our Missing Hearts
Psychic detective links: https://briansprediction.com/missing/



Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated September 13, 2018 details of disappearance updated.