Cecil Socrates Mann

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Above: Mann, circa 2012

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 15, 2012 from Port Orchard, Washington
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 12, 1935
  • Age: 76 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 135 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, blue eyes. Mann wears bifocal eyeglasses with metal frames.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A tan or green windbreaker jacket, blue jeans, gray sneakers and a watch.
  • Medical Conditions: Mann was recovering from prostate cancer at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Mann was last seen at his residence on Harper Hill Road southeast in Port Orchard, Washington at 10:00 a.m. on September 15, 2012. Some fishing gear disappeared with him and he may have left home to go fishing. He was sighted buying gas in South Kitsap, Washington at 1:00 p.m. and the clerk said he seemed "confused." Mann tried to call his daughter on his cellular phone on September 17, but due to poor reception the call couldn't be understood. Records indicate the call came from the Jefferson County, Washington area on September 17. Since then his cellular phone has been turned off.

    Mann's car, a blue 2007 Ford Focus, disappeared with him. On September 17, it was found abandoned up a rugged 4x4 mountain road leading to the Tunnel Creek Trail, ten miles southwest of Quilcene in Jefferson County. Mann's cellular phone had last been used in the Quilicine area. His fishing gear was inside the vehicle and its undercarriage had sustained significant damage, presumably from the rough terrain.

    Mann wasn't suicidal and didn't have any mental issues at the time of his disappearance that would cause him to wander, but he had moved to Washington state from Oregon only the previous year and he wasn't familiar with the area. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Kitsap County Sheriff's Office
    360-337-4642

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    Source Information
    Kitsap County Sheriff's Office
    KHQ Q6
    NamUs
    The North Kitsap Herald
    The Peninsula Daily News
    The Kitsap Sun

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 7, 2014; casefile added.

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