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Missing Demetrius Jermain Elder
Elder, circa 1997; Elder's "SKEE" pendant
Missing Since 09/25/1997
Classification Endangered Missing
Date of Birth Used 03/14/1976 (45)
Age 21 years old
Height and Weight 5'10, 215 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description A white Nike t-shirt, aqua Nike warm-up pants, blue Nike sneakers, and possibly a gold chain with a pendant reading "SKEE." A photograph of the pendant is posted with this case summary.
Medical Conditions Elder is diabetic.
Distinguishing Characteristics African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Elder may have a mustache, beard or a goatee. He has a tattoo on his right arm with a picture of his late father, Monroe Elder Jr., with the dates "1935 - 1995" and the phrase "I Believe." Elder's nickname is Skee-Boo.
Elder's safety deposit box was discovered empty inside his apartment shortly afterwards. He won a $30,000 settlement from a west Dallas smelter as the result of possible lead contamination prior to his disappearance. His pickup truck was found abandoned in Lancaster, Texas.
Elder's brother received a phone call from an unidentified man in October 1997. The individual allegedly threatened Elder's brother and instructed him to leave his business alone or risk being killed. The man reportedly claimed that Elder was a homicide victim. His case remains unsolved.
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