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199DMFL - Kipling Randolph Hess III


Name: Kipling Randolph Hess III
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: March 27, 1979
Location Last Seen: Merritt Island, Brevard County, Florida

Physical Description

Date of Birth: August 2, 1966
Age: 12 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 90 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

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.

Investigating Agency(s)

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

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 6/29/16

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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