George F. Mateo

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Above Images: Mateo, circa 1989


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 10, 1989 from Amsterdam, New York
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 26, 1935
  • Age: 53 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, blue eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A dark-colored baseball cap and a backpack.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Mateo was last seen fishing on the north side of the Mohawk River near Lock 10 of the barge canal in Amsterdam, New York at 1:00 p.m. on June 10, 1989. He has never been heard from again. He left his car behind, parked not far from where he was last seen. An extensive search of the river turned up no sign of Mateo or his body. He was living in an Amsterdam hotel at the time of his disappearance. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    New York State Police


    Source Information
    The Albany Times Union


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 13, 2010; casefile added.

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