Long Term Missing Persons

The following individuals are still missing.  If you have any information regarding these cases, please contact Detective Martin Honeycutt who can be reached at 352-393-7615 or via email, honeycutml@cityofgainesville.org

These cases are also listed with the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) here:  https://www.namus.gov.

 

Though they are gone, they are not forgotten.

 

 

Nehemiah Magney
#16-14418

Nehemiah was last seen leaving his Motel room alone. Has not been seen or heard from since and all forms of communication with family and friends have ceased. Internet activity prior to his disappearance indicated searching "How to tie a Hangman's knot" and remote wooded areas around Gainesville. Additionally, financial records indicated, prior to his disappearance, he purchased a length of rope. Mid-scale searches of identified areas produced negative results..  

 
 

Omar Gibson
#12-15234

Gibson was last seen on July 25, 2012 at approximately 9:30 pm. Police recovered his vehicle (2003 Honda Accord) in the Palms of Brook Valley Apartments.

 

Arielle Buday
#09-02316

Arielle was last seen on October 28, 2008. She may be in the company of her mother Jepke Buday. They may have traveled to Belgium. Arielle has a scar under her chin. Jepke has a tattoo of the word "sunshine" on her ankle. Her ears are pierced. 

Update: Buday has been living in Belgium with her birth mother since her disappearance. All efforts to return Buday to the U.S. have been unsuccessful to date..

 
 

Tinia Marie Osborne
#17-01038

Osborne was last seen 11/4/04 and has had no contact with family since Dec, 2004.  She was a habitual drug user and prostitute in the downtown area of Gainesville.

 
 

Jimmy Wells
#92-22046

Case details forthcoming. 

 
 

Shella Brown
#91-03581

Case details forthcoming. 

 
 

Randall Danny Jackson
#89-16454

Danny's was last seen by his older brother and a friend around 8:30 p.m. sitting alone in a neighbor?s vehicle and listening to the car radio. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the neighbor?s residence which was just a short distance from his own home in the NE 11th Terrace area of Gainesville, Florida. Foul play is suspected.

 
 

Curtis Goodman
#89-13944

Case details forthcoming. 

 
 

Louis Holloway
#84-02246

Holloway was last seen on February 9, 1984 and did not return to his cottage after his job at the Sunland Center (now Tacachale Center).

 
 

Delores Stanton
#76-12513

Ms. Stanton left her residence to go to school. She has not been seen since. She was a known hitchhiker.