Salvatore B. Manzo

Above: Manzo, circa 1987


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 4, 1987 from Kansas City, Missouri
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: April 17, 1927
  • Age: 60 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 165 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Manzo wears bifocal eyeglasses and a partial set of dentures. He may use the alias name Ben Manzie.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A light brown shirt, brown pants and brown shoes.
  • Medical Conditions: Manzo has been diagnosed with a heart condition.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Manzo attended a 3:30 p.m. wake at Passatino Funeral Chapel in the vicinity of Garfield Street and the 2100 block of Independence Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri on September 4, 1987. He departed the facility and has never been heard from again.

    Manzo's beige 1982 Oldsmobile Toronado was discovered abandoned the day following his disappearance. The car had been parked behind a grocery store near the intersection of Independence Avenue and Paseo Boulevard. There was no sign of Manzo at the scene. His clothing and additional personal belongings were located near Cliff Drive and Paseo Boulevard shortly afterwards. Foul play is suspected in Manzo's case. He was involved with organized crime in 1987.


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


    Source Information
    Kansas City Police Department
    The National Center for Missing Adults


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 4, 2010; middle initial added, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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