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Eric Stapleton

Real Name: Eric Paul Stapleton
Nicknames: No known nicknames
Location: Quartzsite, Arizona
Date: May 18, 2014


Occupation: Unrevealed
Date of Birth: Unrevealed
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 200 lbs
Marital Status: Unrevealed
Characteristics: Gray hair. He is partially disabled.


Details: Fifty-eight-year-old Eric Stapleton disappeared on either May 18 or 19, 2014, from Quartzsite, Arizona. On the night of May 17, he came home late from a friend's house. At around noon the next day, he spoke with his manager who lived across the street from him. He was never seen again. Two days later, friends began searching for him. They found that his trailer door was open, but nothing inside appeared to be out of place. No signs of a struggle were found. His car, cell phone, and other personal belongings were left behind. He has yet to be found.
Suspects: None known
Extra Notes: This case was uploaded to the Unsolved Mysteries website on July 25, 2014. The person interviewed on the video is Eric's niece, Jennifer.
Results: Unresolved. On January 20, 2015, skeletal remains were found in the desert near Quartzsite, 2.5 miles from Eric's home. On January 29, the remains were identified as his through a comparison of dental records. A cause of death has not yet been determined. His wallet has never been found.