Corey Michael Lang

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Above Images: Lang, circa 2011

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 3, 2011 from Erving, Massachusetts
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: January 4, 1979
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8 - 5'9, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Dark brown hair, brown eyes. Lang keeps his hair very short. Both his arms are tattooed; one of the tattoos is of a sword with the "Forbearance" on it.
  • Medical Conditions: Lang suffers from paranoid schizophrenia and was hospitalized twice for his condition.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Lang was last seen in Erving, Massachusetts on April 3, 2011. He drove to the French King Bridge and shot himself, and his body fell off the bridge and into the Connecticut River below. It was swept away before it could be recovered, and in spite of an extensive search, the remains were never located.

    Lang was in the army between 1998 and 2000, and served in Bosnia and Kuwait. He worked as a mechanic. After he developed mental illness, he was hospitalized twice at New Hampshire State Hospital for treatment. The first time stayed seven weeks; the second time, six months. His apparent suicide happened seven weeks after he was discharged from the hospital.

    Lang enjoys reading, restoring old motorcycles and making trips across the United States, and he ran marathons and hiked the Appalachian Trail and the Long Trail. Lang was born and raised in Hinsdale, New Hampshire and lived there his entire life, except for the years of his military service. He lived with his parents in Hilsdale and that city's police are assisting with the investigation.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Massachusetts State Police
    413-773-5361

    OR
    Hinsdale, New Hampshire Police Department
    603-336-7766

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    The Brattleboro Reformer
    National Alliance on Mental Illness

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 12, 2013; casefile added.

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