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Case File 1830DMSC

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Left: McClam, circa 1997 Right : Progressed to age 28(circa 2010)

Kevin Lamont McClam
Missing since March 30, 1997 from Goose Creek, Berkeley County, South Carolina
Classification: Lost, Injured, Missing


Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: April 2, 1982
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 14 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'7"; 140 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Black male. Black hair; brown eyes. He has a gap between his top two front teeth and walks with a noticeable slouch.
  • AKA: Kevin Lamont Alexander
  • Dentals: Available
  • DNA: Available


Circumstances of Disappearance
McClam was last seen by family during the early morning hours, playing video games in his home at the Naval Weapons Station in Goose Creek, South Carolina on March 30, 1997.
A father and son, who had been riding bikes along the dirt road on Easter, reported seeing McClam between 14.00 and 17.00,  walking along the road dressed only in boxer shorts and tennis shoes. Kevin appeared to be alone and not under duress or appear to be injured. Two other people reported seeing McClam at the Weapons Station's McDonald's on March 31 and April 1. He was alone both times.
He was believed to have been wearing an Orlando Magic T-shirt, a striped shirt and white pants, but a construction worker found similar clothes on March 31 along a dirt road a nearby construction site. His clothes, although covered with spray paint, showed no signs of a struggle.

Kevin was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was in the eighth grade at Marrington Middle School at the time of his disappearance and was considered a good student.
McClam had no problems at school or family turmoil that might indicate he ran away. He had no history of running away or discipline problems and apparently didn't pack any clothes before leaving home.
McClam enjoyed playing basketball at the time of his disappearance and is known as quiet and shy with just a few friends.. He is not believed to have left of his own accord however it is unknown what may have caused his disappearance. Foul play is suspected.


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

Goose Creek Police Department Missing Persons Unit
Special Agent Stanley L. Gardland
843-228-2725
OR
Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Special Agent V.O. Little
803-722-0136

Agency Case Number: 970968 (Goose Creek PD)

NCMEC #: NCMC830882

NCIC Number: M012416681
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Naval Criminal Investigative Service
Rinokids.com
WIStv
Elizabeth Baron
Chareston Net
The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) 4/8/97
NamUs MP #6375


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