Heyward Howard Jr.

Above: Howard, circa 1998


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 8, 1998 from Orlando, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: April 27, 1962
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Howard was last seen in Orlando, Florida on July 8, 1998. He and a friend, Vincent Morgan, borrowed a friend's car to drive to the Winter Garden, Florida home of a friend, Conchita Latrice Slayton. Neither of them have ever been heard from again.

    In June 2002, Slayton was charged with the murders of both men. Authorities found bullet casings and blood spatters from them in her home. In February 2003, Slayton lead authorities to a wooded area in Lake County, Florida where she said she'd disposed of the men's bodies. A three-day search turned up no evidence, however, and the outcome of the murder cases against Slayton is unknown. Howard and Vincent have never been located, but foul play is suspected in their cases due to the circumstances involved.


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


    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    The St. Petersburg Times
    The Doe Network


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 2, 2010; casefile added.

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