Christopher Joseph Grindey

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Above: Grindey, circa 1996

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 2 - 4, 1996 from Palm Desert, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 14, 1951
  • Age: 44 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 200 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Grindey's nickname is Chris. He has a physical impairment that causes his left hand to curl and his left foot to drag.
  • Medical Conditions: Grindey suffers from schizophrenia; however, he was not taking any medication or under a doctor's care at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Grindey was last seen by his landlord in the 42900 block of Connecticut in Palm Desert, California sometime between January 2 and January 4, 1996. He has never been heard from again. His landlord reported him missing on January 11. Few details are available in Grindey's case.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Riverside County Sheriff's Department
    909-955-2450

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    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    NamUs
    Riverside County Sheriff's Department

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 25, 2016; date of disappearance corrected, medical conditions added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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