Ali Kamhaz

Above: Kamhaz, circa 2016


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 21, 2016 from Paxton, Massachusetts
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 88 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5 - 6'0, 155 - 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Kamhaz is from Lebanon and moved to the United States more than twenty years before his disappearance; he can speak only Arabic. He is balding and had a gray mustache at the time of his disappearance. He has a black ink tattoo of a woman on his right forearm and he walks with a cane.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black hooded zip-up jacket, a blue shirt, black pants, black slip-on shoes or winter boots, and a beige polo hat.
  • Medical Conditions: Kamhaz suffers from dementia and diabetes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Kamhaz was last seen at his residence on William Allen Drive near Grove and Pleasant Streets in Paxton, Massachusetts at 10:30 a.m. on February 21, 2016. He wandered away and has never been heard from again. Kamhaz is relatively high-functioning in spite of his dementia and has wandered away before, reaching as far as Worcester, Massachusetts, but he's never been gone overnight. An extensive search of the area turned up no indication of his whereabouts. His case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    Fox 25 Boston
    The Massachusetts Republican
    The Worcester Telegram
    The Landmark


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 1, 2017; casefile added.

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