Gregory James Wallen

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Above: Wallen, circa 1998

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 31, 1998 from Fort Myers, Florida
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 23, 1955
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 190 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Wallen rented a 19-foot pleasure boat in Fort Myers, Florida on December 31, 1998. When he hadn't returned it by 5:00 p.m., its owner reported the overdue boat to the Coast Guard. The boat was later found in the Gulf of Mexico, about 53 miles southwest of Sanibel Island. There was no sign of Wallen at the scene and he has never been heard from again.

    Authorities believe Wallen was with a woman on the day he disappeared, but there is no description for her and she remains unidentified. Wallen had lived in Florida for about a year prior to going missing. He was staying at a hotel in North Fort Myers at the time he vanished. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Lee County Sheriff's Office
    800-780-8477

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    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    Porchlight International for the Missing & Unidentified
    The Bonita Springs Banner

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 12, 2008; casefile added.

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