MISSING IN KANSAS: Elvin Everett Crist

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The family of a missing Kansas man is hoping to get closure decades after he was last seen.

Elvin Everett Crist vanished on Dec. 10, 1996, from Lawrence.

According to a June 2012 article in the Lawrence-Journal World, Elvin finished work at the family landscaping business. His truck was found later at a parking lot at the University of Kansas. In the LJW article, his brother said that Elvin didn't have a criminal record, history of drug abuse or a reason to kill himself.

A person used Elvin’s personal checks, but investigators could not find the person behind the crime.


Missing from: Lawrence, Kan.

Missing since: Dec. 10, 1996

Age when missing: 40

Age now: 63

Height: 5’10’’

Weight: 155 pounds

Hair: Brown, thinning

Eyes: Brown

Distinguishing marks: right ear pierced; wears glasses, last known to be wire-rimmed.

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