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Foul play suspected in cold case disappearance
Ellabell man last seen in 2015
Mark Anthony Waller Web
Mark Anthony Waller

Foul play is suspected in the 2015 disappearance of a disabled Ellabell man, and Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown hopes someone will step forward with information about his whereabouts.

Bulloch County Sheriff’s Inv. John Quattlebaum has been questioning people and searching for leads for two years regarding the disappearance in May 2015 of Mark Anthony Waller, 46, of Live Oak Loop in Ellabell, Brown said.

The disabled man, who suffered from bipolar disorder, seizures and cerebral palsy, left a Pearl Lane home in the Flemington Woods subdivision with a relative, according to sheriff's incident reports at the time of his disappearance.

Shortly after her son disappeared, Waller's mother told investigators that the relative, her nephew, who she said  lived in a car at her home, left with Waller but later returned home without him, according to reports.

Waller was last seen wearing black Southpole jeans, a dark blue and white striped polo-style shirt and black and yellow Nike shoes. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighed around 135 pounds and had a "low buzz cut" with greying brown hair, blue eyes and was clean-shaven.

Waller has several tattoos on his arms, a bulldog tattoo on his shoulder and letters tattooed on his knuckles, according to Bulloch County sheriff's reports. He may have a clown tattoo on his right leg.

Brown asked that anyone with information contact Quattlebaum at 764-1785. Calls may be kept anonymous.


Holli Deal Saxon may be reached at (912) 489-9414.



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