John Francis Lango

Left: John circa 1988 Right: Age Progressed to age 44

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: January 1, 1988 from Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Classification: Endangered Missing

Date Of Birth: February 5, 1970

Age: 17 years old

Height and Weight: 6’1″; 185 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: White Male, Red/Auburn hair, Blue eyes, John has a burn scar on his upper right arm

Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gray jacket, blue jeans, and Adidas sneakers

Circumstances of Disappearance

John Lango was last seen in Pottsville, Pennsylvania on New Year’s Day in 1988. He was last seen at approximately 12:00 am as he left his family’s home. He has never been seen or heard from since.

John was a student at Pottsville Area High School at the time of his disappearance. His case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Pottsville Police Department 717-622-1234

NCMEC Number: 601797

Source Information:

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The Charley Project

The Doe Network

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