Charles Edward Stanley

Above: Stanley, circa 1980


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 29, 1980 from Lynwood, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 1, 1943
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 165 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Stanley may have a mustache, beard or a goatee. He has a scar on the right side of his forehead at his hairline.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white t-shirt, light blue pants, a black and white Pittsburgh Pirates baseball cap, a gold watch with an expansion band, a gold ring with a tiger's eye stone and several clear stones, and an identification necklace engraved with Stanley's name and medication(s).
  • Medical Conditions: A bullet is lodged in Stanley's brain. He is required to take medication for unspecified reasons.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Stanley was last seen in Los Angeles County, California on September 29, 1980. He left his residence planning to go to Phoenix, Arizona and from there to Tulsa, Oklahoma. He apparently never arrived in either place and has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 30, 2012; distinguishing characteristics, clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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