Earl Kuhl

Above: Kuhl, circa 1998


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 8, 1998 from Clarksburg, West Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 25, 1916
  • Age: 81 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 235 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, hazel eyes. Kuhl may have a moustache. He has a scar on his neck. Kuhl's left eye droops downward. He wears eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A green hospital robe.
  • Medical Conditions: Kuhl is a diabetic and insulin-dependent. He did not have any insulin with him at the time of his disappearance and was in need of it.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Kuhl was last seen in Clarksburg, West Virginia on April 8, 1998. He was a patient Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center on Medical Drive at the time of his disappearance; he was admitted for a heart-related procedure. A nurse noticed him missing shortly before 1:00 a.m.

    Kuhl has never been heard from again. Authorities believe he may have drowned in the West Fork River, but searched of the river turned up no evidence. Few details are available in his case. He resided in Burnsville, West Virginia in 1998.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Federal Bureau Of Investigation
    Clarksburg Office


    Clarksburg Police Department


    Source Information
    West Virginia Crime Fighters
    North American Missing Persons Network
    The Charleston Gazette


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 16, 2005; medical conditions and details of disappearance updated.

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