01-30-2011, 11:22 AM #1
TX - Jessie James Washington - 73 years old - Marshall - 23 Jan 2011
Elderly man vanishes after running out of gas in Missouri City
by khou.com staff
Posted on January 25, 2011 at 12:26 AM
Updated Tuesday, Jan 25 at 11:04 AM
HOUSTON -- The Missouri City Police Department is searching for a 73-year-old Marshall man who's been missing since Saturday.
Family members said Jessie James Washington was traveling from Huntsville back to his home in Marshall Saturday with his spouse and two young grandchildren when they got lost. They ended up in Missouri City where they ran out of gas. Washington left the vehicle to find fuel and has not been seen since, police said.
Washington is diabetic and takes medication for high blood pressure, according to family members.
Officers learned Washington was missing when they found the family Saturday in the parked vehicle around 9:20 p.m. in the Lake Shore Harbor Subdivision.
Missouri City police have teamed up with Eqqusearch to search the area in and around the Lake Shore Harbor Subdivision, in the southern portion of Missouri City.
Washington is described as 5-feet-8 iches tall and 170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue and brown striped shirt.
If you see him, please call Missouri City police.
Last edited by summer_breeze; 02-01-2011 at 01:35 PM.
01-30-2011, 11:23 AM #2
Search ongoing for missing Marshall man
Posted: Jan 29, 2011 8:11 PM EST
Updated: Jan 29, 2011 8:11 PM EST
By Bob Hallmark
LONGVIEW,TX (KLTV)- A search is ongoing in south Texas, for an east Texas man who disappeared last Sunday. 73-year-old Jessie James Washington of Marshall was helping a relative move Sunday when his family says his truck ran out of gas.
01-31-2011, 07:38 PM #3
Search Called Off For Missing 73-year-old Man
By: FortBendNow Staff on Mon, Jan 31, 2011
With one last effort from Equi-Search on Saturday, Missouri City police have called off the search for a 73-year-old man who went missing after running out of gas in Lake Shore Harbor.
Missouri city police detectives and Equi-Search volunteers have searched for the man for five days.
02-01-2011, 01:34 PM #4
Missing Marshall man found dead in Missouri City pond
Posted: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 12:00 am |
Updated: 1:38 am, Tue Feb 1, 2011.
By Terri Richardson East Texas Community Newspapers
Longview News-Journal |
Jessie James Washington, 73, of Marshall was found dead Monday in a pond near where he went missing in Missouri City last week, family members said.
Rest in Peace Jessie.