The Doe Network:
Case File 3946DMLA


Kamau Jawara
Missing since June 4, 1999 from New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 26 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Black male. Dark hair.
  • Medical: Mentally ill.
  • Dentals: Not available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Kamau Jawara was last seen on June 4, 1999. He lived in a group home on North Miro Street at the time, where he seemed to be doing well.
On June 4, 1999 he got onto a bus with other residents for a routine checkup. The bus stopped at the clinic. Jawara stayed in his seat, waving and smiling at the other residents as the bus pulled away. That was the last his family heard of him.
He is in need of medication.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

New Orleans Police Department

Agency Case Number: F-11675-99
LSU FACES Number: 150

Source Information:
NamUs MP #4136
The Times-Picayune

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