Peter Davis

Above: Peter, circa 1982


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 17, 1982 from Los Angeles, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: June 30, 1927
  • Age: 54 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 136 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Peter and his wife, Joan Davis, were last seen in Los Angeles, California on March 17, 1982. They have never been heard from again. Harvey Rader was named as a possible suspect in their cases. Rader was tried several times on counts related to the 1982 California disappearances of Michalle Houchman and her family members. He was acquitted at the conclusion of his most recent trial in 1992. Authorities believe that Rader may have murdered Peter and Joan as the result of a business-related dispute. He was never charged in connection with their cases, which remain unsolved.

    Peter and Joan resided in Granada Hills, California in 1982.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    California Department Of Justice
    Missing and Unidentified Persons Unit


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    Heaven's Littlest Angels


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