Bennie Crockett

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Above: Crockett, circa 1977

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 12, 1977 from Taylor's Grove, South Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 28, 1908
  • Age: 69 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Crockett was last seen at Rankin’s Grocery on U. S. 521 in Taylor's Grove, South Carolina sometime after 7:00 p.m. on August 12, 1977. Witnesses reported he was talking to someone inside a vehicle parked in the median of the highway. He has never been heard from again.

    Crockett's loved ones can't think of any reason why he would have wanted to walk out of his life; they believe he was murdered. He was declared legally dead seven years after his disappearance, but no one has ever been charged in his case and he has never been located.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office
    283-4136

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    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    NamUs

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 15, 2010; date of birth added.

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