Donald Eugene Harrigan

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Above Images: Harrigan, circa 2005


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 2005 from Wilmington, Delaware
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: December 4, 1955
  • Age: 49 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7 - 5'8, 140 - 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Harrigan's nicknames are Don, Gene, Geno and Tad. He has a one-inch linear scar at the corner of his eye and a healed fracture to his collarbone. His left ear was pierced at one time, but the piercing had probably closed before his disappearance because he hadn't worn an earring in years. Harrigan's fingers are slightly larger and more curved than normal.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Unknown, but he usually wore a polo shirt and jeans.
  • Medical Conditions: Harrigan suffers from horizontal nystagmus, an uncontrollable, involuntary rapid and repetitive movement of the eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Harrigan was last seen in Wilmington, Delaware sometime in February 2005. His family reported him missing on April 23, 2005, after more than two months passed without them hearing from him. Although Harrigan had previously dropped out of sight for a few days at a time, he had never been gone this long before. He had previously spent time in Jacksonville, Florida and Lakeland, Florida, but police could find no evidence that he traveled there after his 2005 disappearance. His case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 19, 2017; clothing/jewelry description and medical conditions added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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