DENNIS PALMER Missing: 8/3/1987 Found: 8/20/1987
DOB: Age 33 at the time of disappearance
Vehicle: His pickup truck was missing also.
Dennis Palmer (33 years old) lived with his girlfriend at his home on Middle Bar Road in Jackson at the time of his death in 1987. On August 3, 1987, Palmer's girlfriend left for work from the residence at approximately 6:30am. Palmer was still in bed at the time, but mentioned that he was thinking about visiting his parents in Alpine County later in the day. When she returned home from work, Palmer was gone as was his pickup truck. After Palmer failed to return, Palmer's girlfriend contacted his parents, who advised that he never arrived at their residence.
Friends of Palmer's were notified of his disappearance and began conducting a search of the area during the week, but were unable to locate him.
On August 10, 1987 the Amador County Sheriff's Office continued their search for Palmer. On August 20, 1987, the body of Dennis Palmer was discovered in a mine shaft on his property.