Kenneth Lawrence Welch

Welch, circa 1980

  • Missing Since 04/03/1980
  • Missing From Phoenix, Arizona
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 05/09/1941 (78)
  • Age 38 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'5 - 5'7, 145 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Welch has a red birthmark on the nape of his neck.

Details of Disappearance

Welch called his mother on April 3, 1980 and said he was calling from a pay phone on Washington Street in Phoenix, Arizona. He told her a gang was after him and said he would be staying in a local hotel. She never heard from him again.

Welch's mother didn't report him missing until 1989; she is now deceased. His case remains unsolved. Flagstaff, Arizona police are investigating.

Investigating Agency

  • Flagstaff Police Department 928-774-1414

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated December 12, 2016; distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.