William Melvin Crawford

Crawford, circa 1978

  • Missing Since 05/15/1978
  • Missing From Santa Cruz, California
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race Black
  • Date of Birth 02/08/1928 (96)
  • Age 50 years old
  • Height and Weight 6'0, 185 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A blue or black bathrobe and slippers.
  • Medical Conditions Crawford has an unspecified medical condition.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Crawford has a scar on his upper left arm and a scar near his left eye.

Details of Disappearance

Crawford was last seen in Santa Cruz, California on May 15, 1978. He was staying at a convalescent home when he walked away from the facility and has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case.

Investigating Agency

  • Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Department 831-454-7600

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated June 21, 2016; casefile added.