Robert P. Cavanagh
Cavanaugh, approximately 2004
Date reported missing : 12/24/2004
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 01/03/1953 (68)
Age at the time of disappearance: 51 years old
Height / Weight : 5'10, 185 pounds
Medical conditions : Cavanaugh has a history of depression.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Graying brown hair, blue eyes. Cavanagh has a scar on his knee and a scar on his shoulder.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Cavanaugh was last seen in Mansfield, Connecticut on December 24, 2004. He left a note inside his home and drove away in his black 1996 Mazda B2300 pickup truck with the Connecticut license plate number 681CZT. He has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case.
Other information and links : ncy
Connecticut State Police
September 2021 updates and sources
The Carole Sund/Carrington Memorial Reward Foundation
North American Missing Persons Network
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October 12, 2004. July 15, 2013; middle initial, Height / Weight : added, Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: and Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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