The Doe Network:
Case File 1641DMCA


Steven William Branston
Missing since August 1, 1996 from Lakeport, Lake County, California
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Branston was last seen in Lakeport, California on August 1, 1996.

Sightings of Branston, who was reported missing by his parents and believed living among the homeless near Honolulu Airport have surfaced on Molokai, Hawaii. Branston arrived in Hawaii in early August but his family hasn't heard from him since. Family members were worried because he had indicated he was suicidal and may not be taking his medication.

Tellers at the Bank of Hawaii branch in Kaunakakai told police they recognized Branston from a mug posted on a bulletin board. One teller recalled seeing him about October 1996 wearing the same tie-dyed shirt he wore in the photo.

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

Lakeport Police Department

Agency Case Number: 96101163

NCIC Number: M-966743221
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
California Department of Justice
Honolulu Star-Bulletin 11/28/96

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