Name: John Chocha, Jr.
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: July 19, 1969
Location Last Seen: Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Date of Birth: circa 1917
Age: 52 years old
Weight: 145 - 173 lbs.
Hair Color: Gray or partially gray
Eye Color: Blue
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Chocha was confined to the Harrisburg State Mental Hospital for paranoid schizophrenia. At the time, Chocha had privileges to visit the town. Chocha was last seen when his sister went to visit him. Shortly thereafter, Chocha's wife called the hospital to say she was visiting him, and was told that he had disappeared. No one had informed his relatives of this beforehand. There has been no activity on Chocha's social security number since his disappearance. He was declared legally dead seven years after he vanished.
Agency Name: Pennsylvania State Police - Troop H
Agency Contact Person: Trooper George Lokitis, Jr.
Agency Phone Number: 717-787-7777
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: H01-0785633
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 7201
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Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 3/24/2017
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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.