Richard Edward McCrary

Above: McCrary, circa 1999


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 27, 1999 from Sumter County, South Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A navy blue hooded coat.
  • Medical Conditions: McCrary was taking medication at the time of his disappearance for unspecified reasons. He may become disoriented if he does not take it as directed.
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    Details of Disappearance

    McCrary was last seen walking into a wooded area off U. S. 521 and Ellerby Road in Sumter County, South Carolina between 7:00 and 8:00 p.m. on December 27, 1999. His friends, who accompanied him, said he walked away to dig up some clay dirt. He has never been heard from again.

    McCrary's nephew was arrested in September 2000 and charged with murdering his uncle, but the charges were dropped for lack of evidence the following February. McCrary's case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Sumter County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Rino Kids Online
    The Item
    Sumter County Sheriff's Office


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 16, 2005.

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