LA LA/AK - Eddie Matthew Martin, 44, Truck Accident in LA with Alaska Drivers License, 11 June 1991

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  1. Gardener1850

    Gardener1850 Well-Known Member

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    Missing Age 44 Years
    Current Age 72 Years
    First Name Eddie
    Middle Name Matthew
    Last Name Martin

    Sex Male
    Height 5' 7" - 5' 10" (67 - 70 Inches)
    Weight 160 - 190 lbs
    Race / Ethnicity White / Caucasian

    Physical Description
    Hair Color: Brown
    Head Hair Description: Thick, wavy hair very dark brown
    Facial Hair Description: Kept a mustache, even with sides of mouth

    Eye Color: Brown
    Eye Description: Eyes slightly angle down on the outside corners.

    Scar/mark

    scar on left buttock (from childhood accident), also two scars on scalp (one near the front of his head and one near the crown)

    Clothing
    N0 CL0THING DESCRIPTI0N KN0WN AT TIME 0F REP0RT

    Circumstances
    Date of Last Contact June 11, 1991
    NamUs Case Created January 23, 2013

    Last Known Location Map



    Location: Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
    County: St. Landry Parish

    Circumstances of Disappearance
    Eddie was in an accident involving a 1983 Dodge pickup truck bearing LA license plate #T0694172, and VIN #D14AE6S327451. The license used at the scene of the accident was issued out of Alaska, which was the last known residence through investigation by Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Office.

    1983 Dodge Truck
    State: Louisiana
    License Plate: T0694172
    Comments Vehicle was involved in an accident in 1991 in Opelousas, LA. Eddie had a AK drivers license in his possession.

    The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)
     
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    Gardener1850 Well-Known Member

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    Eddie's niece posted here on an UID thread: LA - LA - Opelousas, Human Skull, found by dog off Hwy 182, Aug'13

    @luv2mets if you come back please look at this thread for a mysterious man who appeared and disappeared again in 1992 using an alias Paul Harrod-- do the photos of the mystery man look like your uncle Eddie? He had a scar in that same location on his forehead/crown so we were discussing if he might be Eddie:
    IN - IN - Paul Raymond Harrod, adult, may have been using false identity, Hamilton County, 27 Nov 1992
     
  4. Laughing

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    Gardener, all, I started a Conversation with luv2mets asking her to come here, included the link to notPRH's thread.

    Not a big fan of Conversations, too many emails on the phone ya'know, but a message to the niece could be a big help here so I took the risk.

    YMMV, Laughing
     
  5. luv2mets

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    Thank you for alerting me to the Paul Hartod case Many Vietnam veterans assume identities. I believe that my Uncle might have actually done that, also
     
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    Welcome luv2mets. Is there anything about your uncle Eddie we should know that is not in his missing case file? Was he originally from Alaska and serving in the military in LA? What other states did he have connections to? I hope you find your uncle someday soon.

    (I just realized I forget to link to NAMUS in the first post of this thread. Here is Eddie's NAMUS link: The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) )
     
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    Welcome back, so glad to see you. We want to help you (and your cousins) find Mr. Martin!

    (Our family includes a young man who served in Viet Nam -- and came back a very different man.)
     
  8. CajunFBI

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    Was the accident in Eunice or Opelousas, both cities in St Landry Parish. Was there an accident report filed, and if so, with whom? Where is the car he was in?
     
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    The current jurisdiction is Calcasieu Parish, more than an hour away from St. Landry Parish, whence he disappeared. I’m going to try to have that case turned over to St Landry Sheriff’s Office.
     
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    Am in the area, moving jurisdiction to St. Landry parish. If the family would like to talk with me, I’d welcome it.
     
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    @luv2mets I think this one is for you!
     
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