Daniel Patrick DeSimone

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Above: DeSimone, circa 2005

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 19, 2005 from Pahoa, Hawaii
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 13, 1959
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. DeSimone's nickname is Danny. He is balding and most of his teeth are missing. He has a horseshoe-shaped scar on his nose.
  • Medical Conditions: DeSimone has autism. He is mentally handicapped and incapable of looking after himself.
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    Details of Disappearance

    DeSimone left his home at Nanawale Estates in Puna Hawaii at 10:00 a.m. on April 19, 2005 and was last seen between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. that day in downtown Pahoa, Hawaii. He liked to collect cans and bottles on the roadsides and was seen in the area by several merchants who gave him cans. He has never been heard from again.

    There were possible sightings of DeSimone on the island of Kauai, Hawaii in the months after his disappearance, but these have not been confirmed. The circumstances surrounding his disappearance are unknown and his case is unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hawaii County Police Department
    808-935-3311

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    Hawaii County Police Department
    The Honolulu Advertiser
    The Carol Sund/Carrington Memorial Foundation

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 21, 2005; medical conditions and details of disappearance updated.

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