Michael Ernest Black

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Above Images: Black, circa 1987


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 4, 1987 from Asheville, North Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: July 6, 1956
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. Black has a mustache. His nickname is Mike. He has scars on his back, abdomen right arm, right thigh and left wrist, as well as tattoos on both arms and forearms. The tattoos are of a snake, a spider, and a star inside a circle.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue t-shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.
  • Bar

    Details of Disappearance

    Black was last seen drinking beer at the Cowboys Bar on Haywood Road in Asheville, North Carolina on September 4, 1987. He reportedly left with a dark-haired Caucasian male and a Caucasian female with long dark hair. He has never been heard from again. Black wasn't reported missing until September 10. Few details are available in his case, but foul play is suspected.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Asheville Police Department


    Source Information
    The Doe Network


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 15, 2010; casefile added.

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