Robert H. Houk

Above: Houk, circa 1990


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 1, 1990 from Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: December 2, 1963
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blond hair, hazel eyes. The middle finger on Houk's right hand is crippled. He has pockmarks on his face and a surgical scar on his left knee. His nicknames are Bobby and Cowboy Bob, and may use the alias Peter Mack. Houk may have a beard.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue jacket, blue jeans and cowboy boots.
  • Medical Conditions: Houk used tranquilizers at the time of his 1990 disappearance. He may have violent tendencies and caution is advised when approaching him.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Houk was last seen walking away from his father's Indianapolis, Indiana residence on October 1, 1990. He was carrying a pair of cowboy boots and had two pairs of pants slung over his shoulder at the time. He has never been heard from again. Few details are available in Houk's case. He didn't have access to a vehicle at the time of his 1990 disappearance and frequently hitchhiked. Palm Beach County, Florida authorities are investigating his disappearance.


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


    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 30, 2010; place of disappearance corrected, clothing/jewelry description added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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