Moline Police ask for help to solve 26-year-old missing person case

MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) — On the 26th anniversary of his disappearance, police are asking for help from the community to help solve a Moline man’s missing person case.

jerry-wolkingOn October 18, 1990, Jerry Wolking was last seen leaving the home of a female acquaintance. He was never seen or heard from after that. Police say his vehicle was found a few days later at the Quad City airport and evidence was recovered from the vehicle.

Police say significant progress has been made on Wolking’s case over the last few years with biological and fingerprint evidence recovered and examined.

The Moline Police Department also conducted forensic geological testing on evidence recovered from Wolking’s vechile in partnership with Augustana College, Dr. Mike Wolf and then student Grant Wick. Police say this testing has proved significant in the case.

In addition, police say several witnesses and other people with information about Wolking’s disappearance have come forward and have been significant in piecing the puzzle together. But, they say they are still missing the last few pieces.

Police ask anyone with information to please come forward to help give the Wolking family the closure they deserve.

Anyone with information regarding the disappearance of Jerry Wolking is asked to contact the Moline Police Department at 309-524-2140 or Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500.

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