William Charles Lafferty

Above: Lafferty, circa 1999


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 18, 1999 from Ocean City, New Jersey
  • Date of Birth: June 24, 1947
  • Age: 52 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Lafferty has a scar on his right thigh. He walks with a limp. He may use the names Bill Phater and/or Bill Peter Lafferty.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A puffy orange jacket, blue jeans and a baseball cap.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Lafferty was last seen in the vicinity of the 1100 block of Asbury Avenue in Ocean City, New Jersey, on December 18, 1999. He was picking up his monthly Social Security check at the time. He has never been heard from again. At the time of his disappearance, Lafferty didn't have access to a car and his driver's license was suspended. He has connections to Florida, New York, and the Carolinas. The circumstances surrounding his disappearance are unknown.


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


    Source Information


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 2, 2017; details of disappearance updated.

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