David Michael Cunningham

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Above: Cunningham, circa 1984

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 4, 1984 from Marietta, Georgia
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 3, 1948
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'4 - 6'5, 180 - 200 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Sandy blond hair, blue eyes. Cunningham's nickname is Dave. He has a tan-colored birthmark on the side of his calf. He has previous ear piercings, but the holes may have closed.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue pullover v-neck sweater, a gray corduroy pants, tan shoes (probably size 13) and a black Casio watch.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Cunningham lived in Colorado at the time of his disappearance, but he went missing from Marietta, Georgia. He was last seen at 9:00 p.m. on August 4, 1984. He said he was driving to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia and would return that night, but he never did. At 3:00 a.m. on August 5, Cunningham's vehicle was sighted parked on southbound Interstate 59 outside Birmingham, Alabama. The vehicle's driver was ticketed and the name written down as David Cunningham, but when the police officer was contacted two weeks later, could not recall whether the driver had in fact been Cunningham.

    Cunningham has never been heard from again and his vehicle is also missing. It's a yellow 1976 Buick Century coupe with a white top, a CB radio antenna, and a military base sticker on the left side of the front bumper. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Cobb County Police Department
    770-499-3900

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    The New Jersey Star-Ledger

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 6, 2009; casefile added.

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