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1491DMCA - Christopher Joseph Grindey


Name: Christopher Joseph Grindey
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: January 2, 1996
Location Last Seen: Palm Desert, Riverside County, California

Physical Description

Date of Birth: October 4, 1951
Age: 44 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He has a physical impairment to the left side of his body which causes his left foot to drag and his left hand to curl. He is reported to be a schizophrenic but is not under doctor’s care or taking medication.


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Christopher Grindey was reported last seen in his room between January 2-4, 1996 by his landlord at 42975 Connecticut St., Palm Desert. Grindey was missing for approximately nine days prior to being reported missing. He may have left voluntarily. No other information has been discovered of any activity concerning Grindey since his disappearance.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Riverside County Sheriff's Department
Agency Contact Person: Robert Nagels
Agency Phone Number: 760-836-1600
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: T-96-011024

NCIC Case Number: M-895675955
NamUs Case Number: 4404

Information Source(s)

Riverside County Sheriff's Department

Admin Notes

Added: Pre 2011; Last Updated: 5/25/2016

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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