Robert F. Duerr

Above: Duerr, circa 2005


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 15, 2005 from Waterford, Connecticut
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 53 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair. Duerr had a beard, moustache and goatee at the time of his disappearance.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black leather jacket, a blue long-sleeved sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.
  • Medical Conditions: Duerr is diabetic.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Duerr was last seen at the Fountainview Care Center, a health care facility in Waterford, Connecticut, at 1:00 a.m. on January 15, 2005. He had been under treatment for his diabetes when he apparently walked away from the facility during the early morning hours and has never been heard from again. It was very cold the day he disappeared, and Duerr was not dressed appropriately for the weather. His disappearance was noticed at 4:00 a.m. and the Fountainview staff notified police.

    Duerr's Chelsea Groton Bank automatic teller machine (ATM) card was found in the night deposit box of the Charter Oak Federal Credit Union three days after his disappearance. The bank is a little over a mile away from Fountainview. Authorities believe someone found the card and put it in the box; they would like to identify and question this individual.

    Foul play is not suspected in Duerr's case, but he is believed to be in danger. His case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    Waterford Police Department
    WTNH News Channel 8
    WFSB Eyewitness News


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 21, 2005; casefile added.

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