Elwyn Wayne Cundiff

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Above: Cundiff, circa 2003


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 22, 2003 from Lancaster, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: April 17, 1953
  • Age: 50 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8 - 5'11, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. Cundiff wears bifocal glasses with silver wire frames and prescription sunglasses. He has a scar on his right ankle and a tattoo of a tribal band and a Chinese symbol on his right arm. Cundiff's nicknames are El and E.W.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white long-sleeved button-down shirt; black pants; tan suede slippers; a gold Masonic ring on his left ring finger; three gold chains, one of which has a cartouche charm; a watch with a gold face and a black leather band and another watch with a dark charcoal-colored face and a matching leather band.
  • Medical Conditions: Cundiff was showing signs of mental problems prior to his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Cundiff was last seen at approximately 10:00 p.m. at his residence near the 4300 block of Shiloh Lane in Lancaster, California. He had told a family member he was going to Mesquite, Nevada, but Cundiff never arrived there. His vehicle was later found abandoned in a remote area on the east edge of Lancaster, on 225th Street, north of Avenue A. It had been partially stripped and vandalized.

    Cundiff has never been heard from again. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 7, 2013; medical conditions added, distinguishing characteristics, clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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