Jason Scott Adkins
Adkins, approximately 1999
Date reported missing : 01/18/1999
Missing location (approx) :
Huntington, West Virginia
Missing classification : Lost/Injured Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 04/01/1975 (46)
Age at the time of disappearance: 23 years old
Height / Weight : 5'9, 140 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A brown leather jacket, coveralls, blue jeans, wading boots and possibly Nike sneakers inside the boots.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Adkins has an appendectomy scar on his abdomen, a small bump on the top of his nose and dimples. He has previously broken his leg and he had had root canals in one or two of his teeth. He goes by his middle name, Scott.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Adkins was last seen fishing on the Ohio River in Huntington, West Virginia. He was accompanied by his brother, Lonnie Stamper. The men's boat capsized on the river that day after experiencing engine trouble. Stamper was rescued, but Adkins disappeared and has never been heard from again.
Adkins was behind in his child support at the time of his disappearance, and authorities suggested he might have faked his death in order to get out of his obligations. However, his family did not believe he would have done that, and he was only $200 behind in his support payments. No tEthnicity : of Adkins or his remains were located in the river, and it is unclear whether he drowned.
Texas authorities are assisting with the investigation into Adkins's disappearance. He resided in West Virginia in 1999.
Other information and links : ncy
Huntington Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
Texas Department of Public Safety
Interactive Missing Person Search Map