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Case File 78DMNY

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Samuel Arthur Todd
Missing since January 1, 1984 from Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: June 12, 1959
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 24 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'11; 135 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Light brown hair; blue eyes. Todd wears eyeglasses.
  • Medical Conditions: Todd may be suffering from amnesia and may not know who he is.
  • Marks, Scars: Two small scars on cheek near left eye.
  • Clothing: Last seen wearing a dark blue sweatshirt with a circular emblem of Ecolint Geneve
    stitched across the front; blue jeans; blue running shoes; and dark-framed eyeglasses.
  • Dentals: Not available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Todd vanished after stepping out of a New Year's party for fresh air. He was last seen walking near Mulberry and Houston Streets in Manhattan, NY on New Year's Day 1984.
Sam left his wallet and jacket at the party. He had no cash and no identification on him.
Investigators believes Sam is suffering amnesia from a hit on the head. Several persons, including one at the city-operated Men's Shelter in the Bowery, claim they saw Sam wandering in the area after his disappearance. A worker at the Men's Shelter told police he saw Sam, lean and hungry, eating soup. A day later, someone spotted a a thin man with blond hair washing car windows on a street in Greenwich Village.
Todd was a clergy student at the time of his disappearance.

If you have any information concerning Todd's case, please contact:
New York City Police Department

Agency Case Number: KNMP00061

NCIC Number: M-113959440
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information: New York City Police Department
Yale Bulletin
Yale Divinity School

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