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Personal Information

Photo
Surname
Stutzman
Given Name
Ralph
Alternative Name
Photo After Aging (Age Progression)
Status
Missing
Link to Photo (URL)
www.doenetwork.org/cases/images/RStutzman.jpg

Demographics

Date of Birth
January 1, 1905
Age
Age Group
40s
Age as of Today
117
Gender
Male
Hair Color
Eye Color
Height (ft'in")
Height (cm)
Height Range
Weight (lbs)
Weight (kg)
0
Weight Range in Pounds
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Distinguishing Characteristics
Photo of Distinguishing Feature
Medical
Physical Abnormality
Tattoos
Scars & Other Marks
Piercings
Shoe Size
Nationality
United States
Languages Spoken
English

Possessions

Clothing (Key Word)
Clothing (Full Description)
Possessions / Accessories
Photo of Clothing or Accessories

Location

Address
City
La Grange
Province or State
Indiana
Country
United States
Postal Code
46761
Latitude
41.651
Longitude
-85.433

Circumstances

Date of Disappearance
August 17, 1952
Notes
The victim's date of birth was believed to be sometime between 1905 - 1906. Stutzman, a local farmer, vanished without a trace on August 17, 1952 from LaGrange, IN. The day started like any other; work first, and a promise of playtime later. His children did their chores and then went back to the house. Stutzman told them he'd be home in 20 minutes after he chased the cows to the field. He never showed up. The last sighting of Stutzman was by his children that afternoon on the farm. He had promised the kids time to play if they completed their chores, which they did. They headed back to the home, but Stutzman said he needed to go get the cows in the field and would be there about 20 minutes later. There was no sign that he intended to leave voluntarily and there is some suspicion that he was attacked as a result of a poker game he participated in the night before.
Taken From (Location)
Farm, Home
Circumstances
Alone, Isolated Location
Vehicle
License Plate
Photo of Vehicle
Suspect
Suspect Description
Photo of Suspect

Recovered Remains

Date of Recovery
Time of Death
Cause of Death
Recovery of Remains
Tested Against (No Match)

Further Details

In-Depth Case Overview:
Map of Key Locations
See Also
Notice URL
www.doenetwork.org/cases/1871dmin.html
Poster(s)
Other Photos
Case File Photos

Contact Police

Contact Agency
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Contact Police (Email)
Contact Police (Phone)
(855) 835-5331
Contact Police (Local)
911
Contact Police (Website)
tips.fbi.gov/contact
Alternative Contact
Crime Stoppers: https://www.crimestoppersusa.org/programs/locate-a-program or try ICMP: icmp@icmp.intNCMEC: (800) 843-5685