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Episode #71: Jesse Farber - Missing (2015)

Jesse’s ex last saw him on the 8th of August 2015. He had been acting strange recently and she was concerned. She remembered he said, “I have to do this on my own, but when it’s over we’ll all be together again.” A few days later Jesse made a strange phone call to her. The call was distressing and he claimed that he was being chased by coyotes. What exactly happened to Jesse on the evening of August 11, 2015?



JESSE LEE "REX" FARBER


Birth: 1985 - Death: Unknown


Ethnicity: Caucasian - Sex: Male


Height: 5'6" - Weight: 135 lbs


Hair Color: Dark brown (short) - Eye Color: Brown


Other: Sometimes wears glasses

He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and was carrying a camo backpack.

He had on a black t-shirt, light brown bib overalls and it was a possibility of him wearing boots or sneakers.

He has a dog bite scar on each check and a small car on his forehead.

He has a couple tattoos that help identify him; a fox on his left upper arm at the shoulder,

a skull with a snake coming out of it on his right upper arm at the shoulder and a bear claw among others


Hometown: Tamaqua, PA - Schuylkill County


Crime Scene: Unknown

Last Known Location Alive: Last sighting: headed out of Tamaqua south on the S-curve of Hunter St., leading to a trail that goes west into the cold fields Last phone call: Jesse claimed to be in the woods behind Tamaqua Area High School

Injury Description: Unknown

Suspect Description: Unknown - there is no certainty that foul play was involved

Additional Information: Could have possibly been experiencing a drug-induced hallucination


DNA: Unknown

Dental: Unknown

Fingerprints: Unknown




If you have any information on the whereabouts of Jesse you can contact the Tamaqua Police Department at 570-668-5000. The NamUS case number is MP30732.


Sources

https://www.wnep.com/article/news/local/schuylkill-county/pennsylvania-passes-new-law-for-missing-persons/523-39a16d16-bed3-487c-a6dd-1f4b73c89ec8


https://www.governor.pa.gov/newsroom/gov-wolf-approves-bill-giving-mortgage-lenders-flexibility-vetoes-bill-impeding-local-action-on-commonsense-gun-violence-solutions/


https://www.dailyitem.com/news/missing-persons-program-bill-to-go-to-gov-wolf/article_7324aa80-793a-11ec-b108-f7a234ea1bd2.html



https://www.tamaquaborough.com/index.php?id=9


https://www.newspapers.com/image/522674862/?terms=JESSE%20FARBER&match=1


https://charleyproject.org/case/jesse-lee-farber


https://www.pennlive.com/news/2022/01/bill-requiring-missing-persons-reporting-to-national-database-heading-to-the-governors-desk.html#:~:text=Jesse%20Lee%20Farber%2C%20known%20as,in%20the%20Sharp%20Mountain%20area.




https://www.mcall.com/news/police/mc-pol-tamaqua-jesse-farber-missing-person-search-20181107-htmlstory.html



https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/coyotes-people-encounters#:~:text=There%20have%20only%20been%20two,serious%20and%20warrant%20serious%20response.


https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/s2oqqi/on_august_11_2015_29_year_jesse_farber_made_a/


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