Rodrick Darnell Cassel

Updated October 2, 2015: The search for Rodrick Cassel has ended. On September 17, 2015, Devante Malone, 21, was arrested in connection with the murder of Rodrick Cassel. Rest In Peace Mr. Cassel.

SEARCH_ENDEDRodrick Darnell Cassel,  24 Year Old U.S. Marine Corps Veteran was last seen at the home of some friends in Houston, Texas on August 29, 2014.  When he left the house in his 2007 Toyota Camry (Texas License Plate CTS3800) he told his girlfriend he was leaving and he was going to meet with a friend, and we never heard from him again.

Rodrick Darnell Cassel was last seen wearing a blue and orange Adidas brand shirt with brown jeans and blue and orange Adidas brand shoes.  Rodrick is 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 190 pounds and has brown eyes and black hair.  Rodrick has a sleeve tattoo with the words “Dead End” on his right arm

Rodrick’s Toyota Camry was equipped with LoJack, a vehicle recovery system. The LoJack system was activated when he went missing, but there have been no hits on the vehicle.

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Rodrick Darnell Cassel, contact the Texas Department of Public Safety Missing Persons Clearinghouse at at 512-424-5074 reference # M1409001 (NamUs MP # 27639)

Update 13 January, 2015: Roderick;s last name is listed by family members with one “L”, where several law enforcement sites list this last name with two “L”.  You may see the name written as Rodrick Darnell Cassel or Rodrick Darnell Cassell.

Update 13 Januaury, 2015: After graduating Westbury High School in 2008, Cassell joined the Marine Corps and went to Afghanistan, according to family. They said that after he was discharged sometime in 2011 he had exhibited signs of PTSD but they had not noticed any signs as of late.

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News Article (added Feb 04, 15):  related article about dragging vehicles from the bayou:


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