Victor Dewight Shoemaker, Jr.

Missing Since: May 1, 1994
Missing From: Short Mountain, West Virginia

Victor Dewight Shoemaker, Jr.
Victor Dewight Shoemaker, Jr. aged to 32 yearsAged to 32 years

  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: March 30, 1989
  • Age Missing: 5
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Height: 4'0"
  • Weight: 40 lbs.
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Alias/Nickname: J.R.

Red shorts, a red Bugs Bunny t-shirt and white X-Men sneakers.


Shoemaker was visiting his grandfather at his home on Short Mountain, near Kirby, West Virginia with his family in May 1994. He was last seen playing with children in the woods near Short Mountain. He left the group and has not been seen since. No one noticed that he had been missing until they were going back home. A thorough search by police produced no clues. His case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agencies:
  • West Virginia State Police: 1-304-822-3561
  • National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678
Case Numbers:
  • Police Case #: 9403604
  • NCIC Case #: M-731878694
  • NCMEC Case #: 790164

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