Harvey Allen Kays

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Above Images: Kays, circa 1988


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 12, 1988 from Franklin County, Kentucky
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 48 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 230 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, green eyes. Kays has a small circular birthmark on the upper right side of his face. He has his name "Harvey" tattooed on his upper right arm and the name "Gerry" or "Jerry" tattooed on his upper left arm. Kays wears eyeglasses and he had a beard at the time of his 1988 disappearance.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gray sweatshirt, white sneakers, a gold chain necklace with a Cadillac emblem, and a diamond cluster ring on his right hand.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Kays was last seen at a residence on Rocky Branch Road in Franklin County, Kentucky on December 12, 1988. He left a note saying "Had to leave." A 1977 Ford pickup truck and a 1983 Winnebago disappeared with him. He has ever been heard from again. Kays was not reported missing until January 3, 1989, three weeks after he was last seen. Authorities believe he was the victim of a homicide. Few details are available in his case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Kentucky State Police



    Source Information
    Kentucky State Police


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 2, 2011; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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