John Denner Bean

Above: Bean, circa 1993


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 16, 1993 from East Norriton Township, Pennsylvania
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 2, 1906
  • Age: 87 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 155 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair. Bean wears eyeglasses.
  • Medical Conditions: Bean has weak knees and utilizes a walking stick.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Bean was last seen at the Facenda-Whitaker Bowling Alley in East Norriton Township, Pennsylvania on February 16, 1993. He was a resident of Skippack Township at the time. Bean never returned to his house and has not been seen again. His neighbor reported him as a missing person on February 27, 1993, 11 days after Bean was last seen. Bean's black 1991 Ford Ranger with the Pennsylvania license plates number CHZ-1833 was discovered abandoned in the bowling alley's parking lot on March 1, 1993. There has been no trace of him since that time and his case remains unsolved.

    Bean was described as alert and well-aware of his surroundings at the time of his 1993 disappearance. His residence in Skippack Township has since been demolished and is now the site of the Skippack Elementary School.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pennsylvania State Police


    Source Information
    Pennsylvania State Police


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