John Lawrence McMeel
McMeel, approximately 1997
Date reported missing : 11/14/1997
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 07/18/1966 (55)
Age at the time of disappearance: 31 years old
Height / Weight : 6'1, 190 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian male. Graying brown hair, blue eyes. McMeel has a scar on his chest extending from his collarbone to his navel, the result of a severe childhood burn. He has a thick Irish accent. Some Age at the time of disappearance: ncies spell his middle name "Laurence."
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : McMeel was last seen in Burlingame, California on November 14, 1997. He had left his native Ireland in 1996 to travel the world. He arrived in the San Francisco Bay area in March 1997.
McMeel kept in contact with his sister in Massachusetts on a regular basis and she sent him money. All contact between them ceased in November 1997. She reported him missing the following year.
There's been no indication of McMeel's whereabouts since 1997. Few details are available in his case.
Other information and links : ncy
Burlingame Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
California Attorney General's Office
America's Most Wanted
October 12, 2004. May 7, 2011; .