Phillip Verne Deshayes

Above: Deshayes, circa 1986


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 2, 1986 from Yreka, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: June 2, 1951
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 135 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Dark brown hair, brown eyes. Deshayes wears eyeglasses.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Deshayes led a transient lifestyle in 1986, sometimes staying in motels in the Yreka, California area. On May 8, 1986, he was arrested by the Yreka Police Department and transferred to a local mental health facility that same day. He last used his debit card in Yreka on June 2, 1986, his thirty-fifth birthday. He has never been heard from again. His wallet was located in Mount Shasta, California on June 4. There were reported sightings of him in the area after his disappearance, up until October. Few details are available in Deshayes's case.


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


    Source Information
    Yreka Police Department


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 27, 2015; details of disappearance updated.

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