Phillip John Koss

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Top Row and Middle Three From Left: Koss, circa 1995;
Middle Far Right and Bottom Row: Age-progressions to an unknown age

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 13, 1995 from Fort Myers, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 20, 1970
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0 - 6'1, 190 - 205 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Koss may use the last name Wolf. His nicknames are Phil and Ace. He wears wire-framed eyeglasses. Koss has previously fractured both wrists. He has a pockmark and a three-inch scar on his upper left arm, and a one-inch scar on the bridge of his nose. He may wear his hair in various lengths and styles.
  • Medical Conditions: Koss had a nervous breakdown prior to his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Koss was last seen in the evening hours of March 13, 1995, leaving the vicinity of the 400 block of Van Buren Street in Fort Myers, Florida. He has never been heard from again. On March 25, his red 1991 Geo Metro sedan was located abandoned in the Meadows subdivision on Longmeadow Boulevard in Sarasota, Florida, near his mother's home. There was no sign of Koss at the scene, but his wallet was inside the car.

    After graduating from Pine View High School, Koss studied music and mechanical engineering at the University of Florida and played the violin in the Gainesville Chamber Orchestra. He had a nervous breakdown and moved into a Fort Myers group home, the now-defunct Mental Health Halfway House, where he was still living when he disappeared. There were a few reported sightings of Koss in the local area in 1995 and 1996, but these were never confirmed, and the circumstances of his disappearance are unclear. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Fort Myers Police Department
    239-334-4155

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    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    The Doe Network
    WWSB ABC 7 Florida
    NamUs
    The Southwest Florida News-Press

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    Updated 9 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 14, 2013; details of disappearance updated.

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