Jackie went missing on his way home from school on September 5, 1944 in Paynesville, Minnesota. He was 6 years old and this was his 1st day of kindergarten. His footprints and scent stopped at highway 23. 2 of his 14 siblings are still in Paynesville and are searching for Jackie. There are a few theories about what could have happened to him. Also there have been a least 3 unconfirmed sightings of Jackie.