Aaron Michael Pate

Left: Aaron circa, 1992

Right: Age Progressed to age 39


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: March 16, 1992

Missing From: Keota, Keokuk County, Iowa

Classification: Endangered Runaway

Date Of Birth: March 3, 1975

Age: 17 years old

Height and Weight: 6’2″ and 145 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: White Male, Brown hair, Brown eyes, Aaron has a scar with a length of 1 inch on his right wrist and moles on his back, his left ear is pierced and he wears eyeglasses

NCMEC Number: 772107


Details of Disappearance

Aaron was last seen in Keota, Iowa on March 16th 1992. He allegedly stole a vehicle which was later found abandoned on Kewash Nature Trail. There was no sign of him at the scene and he has never been seen again. Investigators theorize he left on his own accord.

Aaron was a well behaved teenager who didn’t get into trouble. He wasn’t listed as a missing child until April 30th 1993. He left behind his two parents and three siblings. One of his sisters passed away in 1999.

Aaron’s case remains unsolved and his current whereabouts are unknown.


Investigating Agency

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

Keota Police Department 641-622-2727


Source Information

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The Charley Project

The Doe Network

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