Name: Kipling Randolph Hess III
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: March 27, 1979
Location Last Seen: Merritt Island, Brevard County, Florida
Date of Birth: August 2, 1966
Age: 12 years old
Weight: 90 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Fingerprints: Not Available
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Kipling Randolph Hess III, known as Kip, was last seen on his way to school in Merritt Island, Florida on the morning of March 27, 1979. He never arrived for classes that day and has never been heard from again.
Agency Name: Brevard County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Agent Don Reynolds
Agency Phone Number: 321-633-8419
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 79-11702
NCIC Case Number: M131672822
NamUs Case Number: 4022
Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 6/29/16
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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.