Frank E. Connell

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Above Images: Connell, circa 2007


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 20, 2007 from Rensselaer, New York
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 22, 1959
  • Age: 47 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. Connell had a beard and mustache at the time of his disappearance. He wears eyeglasses with dark-colored frames. Connell's front teeth are missing. He has a tattoo of a cross on his right arm.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white t-shirt, blue jeans and tan work boots.
  • Bar

    Details of Disappearance

    Connell was seen between the hours of 9:30 and 11:45 p.m. on April 20, 2007 at Gibson's Bar in the vicinity of Broadway and Harrison Avenue in Rensselaer, New York, and afterwards nearby at Den-Den's. He had been drinking alcohol that night. He has never been heard from again.

    Dogs tracked Connell's scent from the bars up Broadway to the city boat dock and into the water. No signs of a disturbance were found at his apartment. Foul play is not suspected in Connell's case, but it remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    The Times Union
    New York State Troopers


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 10, 2008; three pictures added, details of disappearance updated.

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