Robert Edward Cochran

Cochran, circa 2013

  • Missing Since 09/20/2013
  • Missing From Canajoharie, New York
  • Classification Missing
  • Age 47 years old
  • Height and Weight 6'2, 170 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A polo shirt or t-shirt, boot-cut Levi's jeans and work boots or skateboarding shoes. Usually wears a baseball cap.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. Cochran's hair was long at the time of his disappearance, and he had a mustache. He bites his fingernails. He has a scar on his forehead that curves and hooks towards the left side of his head. One of his ears is pierced, but he doesn't wear an earring. Cochran has multiple tattoos on both arms, including several skulls, and a four- to five-inch colored tattoo on his chest of the Lion King character Simba. Several of his teeth on the top and bottom are missing.

Details of Disappearance

Cochran was last seen in Canajoharie, New York on September 20, 2013. He lived on Fredericks Street in the city. He left a note for his family saying he had to get away.

Authorities learned that Cochran sold his vehicle, a white 1998 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck, to a metal recycling center for cash, then left on foot. He is known to have been in Everett, Pennsylvania, over 350 miles from Canajoharie, on September 24, 2013. His whereabouts after that are unknown and his case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Montgomery County Sheriff's Department 518-853-5500

Source Information

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 8, 2018; casefile added.