David Anthony Boykin
Boykin, approximately 2017; Tattoos on Boykin's arms
Date reported missing : 07/26/2017
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 06/29/1982 (39)
Age at the time of disappearance: 35 years old
Height / Weight : 5'10, 160 pounds
Medical conditions : Boykin has several medical issues and is mentally disabled, with the capacity of an eight- to ten-year-old child. He was also using drugs at the time of his disappearance.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Boykin has the following tattoos: the name "Debbie" and the outline of a large cross on his right forearm, the number 253 on his left wrist, the name "Kari" on the left side of his neck, and wings on his left forearm. Photos of some of the tattoos are posted with this case summary. Boykin wears dentures and may wear eyeglasses, and he has several scars on his abdomen from an ileostomy and other surgeries.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Boykin was last seen in Bakersfield, California on July 26, 2017. He exchanged text messAge at the time of disappearance: s with family members on August 1, but no one has seen or heard from him since.
His mother had traveled to Bakersfield from her home in Washington state to put him in the hospital. She wanted him to live in a group home, but after his release from the hospital, Boykin went back to the house where he had been staying. The last messAge at the time of disappearance: Boykin's mother got from his number said he didn't like his roommates and had moved out. However, she's not sure he actually sent that messAge at the time of disappearance: , as it didn't seem like something he would write.
Due to his mental impairment and medical needs, Boykin is considered to be at risk. His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Bakersfield Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
Interactive Missing Person Search Map