Dean G. Heagerty

Above: Dean circa, 1976


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: November 19, 1976

Missing From: Oswego, Oswego County, New York

Classification: Endangered Missing

Date Of Birth: circa, 1957

Age: 19 years old

Height and Weight: 6’1″ and 140 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: White Male, Blonde hair, Blue eyes, Dean may have been depressed when he vanished and might have been suffering from memory loss, his hair was shoulder length at the time of his disappearance

Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue/brown knit hat, a dark green corduroy coat, green fatigue pants, and blue sneakers


Details of Disappearance

Dean was last seen in Oswego, New York on November 19th 1976. He left his parents home located on East 6th Street at 6:00 pm to go for a walk. He never returned home and was never seen or heard from again.

Investigators believe that Dean might have attempted to go to his older brothers home in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania after his disappearance. There were unconfirmed sightings of him in Pennsylvania after he vanished. He was suffering from depression and memory loss at the time. He was quoted as being in a “confused state of mind” and was under the care of a doctor at the time.

Dean has traveled to other states before but always contacted his loved ones. At the time of his disappearance, he was class president at Bishop Cunningham High School. He had enrolled at the State University of New York but he dropped put later on. His disappearance remains unsolved.


Investigating Agency

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

Oswego Police Department 315-342-8201


Source Information

The Charley Project

The Doe Network

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