Kevin Andre Gardner

Above: Gardner, circa 1996


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 11, 1996 from Polk County, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 17, 1961
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 185 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Gardner wore his hair in a ponytail at the time of his 1996 disappearance. He may have a moustache. Gardner goes by his middle name, Andre.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A long-sleeved beige shirt, faded jeans, sneakers and a Florida Seminoles hat.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Gardner was last seen at approximately 12:30 p.m. leaving his mother's residence in the Mulberry/Pierce area of Polk County, Florida on February 11, 1996. He was on foot at the time. He has never been seen again. Foul play is suspected in Gardner's disappearance; one theory is that he was killed by a drug gang. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Polk County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Polk County Sheriff's Office
    Florida Department Of Law Enforcement


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 1, 2010; middle name added, clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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