Steven Vincent Mylan

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Above Images: Mylan, circa 1998

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 13, 1998 from Mississaga, Ontario, Canada
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 19, 1977
  • Age: 20 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 150 - 155 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Mylan has a two- to three-inch oval-shaped birthmark under his right arm.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black velvet v-neck sweater, a waist-length black nylon jacket with a sheep's wool collar and lining, a brown corduroy hat, and a gold chain with a small watch pendant. Carrying a black canvas backpack.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Mylan left his family's Mississaga, Ontario residence shortly after midnight on February 13, 1998. He was driving a black two-door 1991 Chevrolet Baretta with the license plate number 336-ZHK. He had previously mentioned wanting to travel to the United States for a medicine used to treat hair loss.

    American customs officials recorded Mylan's vehicle entering the United States at the Rainbow Bridge on February 14, the day after he was last seen. It has not been established whether he was driving it at the time. A few days later, a man found Mylan's car abandoned with the keys in the ignition. It was parked near the jewelry stands at the Little Colorado Gorge Overlook at the Grand Canyon in Arizona. The man took the car for himself and drove it around for a few months until it broke down. On June 8, 1998, nearly four months after Mylan's disappearance, his car was found stripped and parked off State Route 64 in Flagstaff, Arizona. It had been there for months. A search of the Little Colorado Gorge, beneath where the car was left originally, turned up no indication of his whereabouts.

    Mylan's family told authorities that it is uncharacteristic of him to leave without warning; they cannot think of an explanation for his disappearance. At the time of his disappearance, he was a student at Humber College's north campus in Toronto, Ontario, majoring in business. Canadian authorities are investigating this case. Although the Charley Project does not usually profile cases from outside the United States, an exception was made for Mylan because he may have traveled to America after his disappearance.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Peel Regional Police
    905-453-2121 x1233

    OR
    Peel Regional Crime Stoppers
    800-222-TIPS

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    Source Information
    Child Cyber Search
    Peel Regional Police
    Missing-Persons.org
    The Arizona Daily Sun
    Over the Edge: Death in Grand Canyon
    by Michael P. Ghiglieri and Thomas M. Myers

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    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 24, 2016; details of disappearance updated.

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