John Thomas Degnan III

Left: John circa, 1980

Right: Age-Progressed to age 59

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: November 2, 1980

Missing From: Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida

Classification: Missing

Date Of Birth: January 30, 1960

Age: 20 years old

Height and Weight: 5’7″ and 145 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male, Brown hair, Hazel eyes, John has several scars: a scar on his shoulder, a scar under his right nostril, and acne scars on his face

Clothing/Jewelry Description: A rust colored t-shirt with the logo “Fisherman’s Wharf” on the front, a pair of blue polyester slacks, and blue/silver sneakers

NCMEC Number: 1220744

Details of Disappearance

John was last seen in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 2nd 1980. He was reportedly last seen at his home which was located in the 1400 block of northeast 16th Terrace during the morning. His parents found a letter in their mailbox which stated John was going away for a while and that he would be back soon and to not worry. He left his car parked in their driveway. John was never heard from again.

He is missing under unclear circumstances and his case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

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

Fort Lauderdale Police Department 954-828-5700

Source Information

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

The Charley Project