Charles L. Dillon

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Above: Dillon, circa 1994

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 16, 1994 from St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 5, 1945
  • Age: 48 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Black hair, blue eyes.
  • Medical Conditions: Dillon has a history of heart problems. He has had triple bypass surgery.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Dillon was last seen on January 16, 1994. He was out on a fishing boat, the Double O, on the Gulf of Mexico. The boat had three other occupants. They were all on a grouper fishing trip. Later, two of Dillon's companions were both found drowned, and their cooler and life jackets were also located. Dillon and another fisherman from the Double O, Arthur Sassone, are also believed to have died in a mishap at sea, but their remains were never located.

    Dillon was employed with the Yellow Cab company at the time of his disappearance. Photographs of Sassone are unavailable. His date of birth is November 10, 1947, making him 46 years old at the time of his disappearance. He is described as Caucasian, 5'11 tall and weighing 300 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
    727-582-6200

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    Source Information
    Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    The Doe Network

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 12, 2007; casefile added.

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