The Doe Network:
Case File 1351DMWA


Steven James Needham
Missing since October 26, 1994 from Bellevue, King County, Washington
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Steven Needham suffers from schizophrenia and is an alcoholic. At the time of his disappearance he was taking medication for his schizophrenia and could function in society with menial jobs.
He voluntarily checked himself into a Mental Health facility on October 20th, 1994. During his stay at the "Pioneer North" Mental Health Facility, he called his mother and told her he did not like it there, (although he did not indicate he would leave).

On October 26th, 1994 Pioneer North reported Needham had "walked away" from their facility and they then reported him missing to the Skagit County Sheriff's Office.
The mental health facility is approximately 80 miles from Needham's home and nobody reported seeing Needham leave the facility. He has not been seen since and there has been no contact with his family.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Bellevue Police Department
Detective Robert Thompson

Agency Case Number: 94B-14226

NCIC Number: M-801087132
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Bellevue Police Department

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