Daniel Gerard Chervenka, Jr
Missing since May 29, 1999 from Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Chervenka's family talked to him on May 28, 1999 and he seemed somewhat psychotic, he had bipolar disorder. Chervenka had dinner with his mother and sisters at their Fountain Hills home the night before he disappeared. He then went home to his west Phoenix apartment, where he talked on the phone with several people.
On May 29 Daniel's wallet were found on a hiking trail or dirt road, near Cline Trail head in the Four Peaks Wilderness area of Tonto National Forest, about an hour away from Phoenix.
A search June 9th turned up his abandoned car and his keys, but no Danny.
Daniel is a daytime hiker, but he did not have his hiking gear with him. Maricopa Sheriff Deputies have searched without results.
Danny graduated from Coronado High School and did a hitch in the Navy before going on to college to study astrophysics. He had planned to return to college in the fall. He was a gifted artist and a musician.
Investigators Phoenix Police Department
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Agency Case Number: 90884103
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