Michael Way

Above: Way, circa 2002


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 25, 2002 from Atlanta, Georgia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 26, 1977
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Way has a tattoo of a cross on his back and a tattoo of praying hands on his arm.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Gray pants, a gray shirt and black and white shoes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Way was last seen in the 1900 block of southeast Fisher Road in Atlanta, Georgia on March 25, 2002. He has never been heard from again. He left behind four children as well as three older siblings. In 2011, investigators announced they believed Way had been kidnapped and murdered and they had identified ten to thirteen suspects in his presumed death. They think his body was buried in the woods near a local cemetery. No arrests have been made in Way's case, however. His mother died in 2010, eight years after his disappearance. His case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    Atlanta Police Department
    North American Missing Persons Network


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 13, 2011; details of disappearance updated.

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