Richard Wayne Sammons

Sammons, circa 1983

  • Missing Since 01/11/1983
  • Missing From Mesa, Arizona
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Age 19 years old
  • Height and Weight 6'6, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. Sammons has previously broken his right arm and the tip of his left index finger has been amputated. He has a scar below one of his knees where moles were burned off. Sammons wears a size 10 or 11 shoe.

Details of Disappearance

Sammons was last seen in Mesa, Arizona on January 11, 1983. His parents realized he was missing when his fiancee called them on January 14 to ask where he was.

When Sammons's parents went to his apartment, they found it in a neat and orderly condition with his belongings, including his vehicle, clothing, checkbook and cash, left behind. There were no indications of foul play. Few details are available in Sammons's case.

Investigating Agency

  • Mesa Police Department 480-644-2019

Source Information

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated August 28, 2011; casefile added.