John Leonard Adams
Adams, approximately 1997
Date reported missing : 10/28/1997
Missing location (approx) :
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
Age at the time of disappearance: 42 years old
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian male.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : disappeared from Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 28, 1997. He had schizophrenia and was often out of touch with his family.
In February 2011, his family learned he had died in Pennsylvania on October 16, 2001, after he was hit by a train. He was buried in a potter's field. Fingerprints confirmed the identification, and Adams's body was exhumed and taken to Washington where his family lives.
Other information and links : ncy
September 2021 updates and sources
The Seattle Times