Left and Center: Downey, circa 1987; Right: Age-Progressed to age 36 (circa 2011)
William Vern Downey
Missing since May 8, 1987 from Seattle, King County, Washington.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Downey was last seen on May 8, 1987. He left his mother a note saying he was going to stay overnight with a friend. His mother later discovered he had not spent the night there.
A large white car, possibly a 1974-75 Chevrolet Impala was seen driving in the vicinity just after Downey left. This vehicle had not been seen in the area previously. He may still be in the local area
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
King County Sheriff's Office
All information may be submitted on an anonymous basis.
Agency Case Number: 87-098217
NCMEC #: NCMC601065
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Source Information: Operation Lookout
America's Most Wanted
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Washington State Missing Persons