Lawrence Edward Wells III

Above: Wells, circa 1992


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 28, 1992 from Houston, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: June 27, 1963
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Wells has a small scar above his right eyebrow.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A bright green and burgundy-printed Hawaiian-style shirt, jeans and sneakers.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Wells was last seen at his mother and stepfather's residence in Houston, Texas on September 28, 1992. He prepared dinner for them, then left their house to collect some money owed to him. He planned to return to his mother and stepfather's home afterwards.

    Wells's black Dodge Colt was discovered abandoned a week after he was last seen. The vehicle was located in the 2200 block of Smith Street in downtown Houston. There was no sign of Wells at the scene. He has never been heard from again. Foul play is suspected in his disappearance.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Texas Department Of Public Safety


    Source Information
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    The Houston Chronicle


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 28, 2005; details of disappearance updated.

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