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3908DMAZ - Patrick Joseph Ratchford


Name: Patrick Joseph Ratchford
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: November 24, 1987
Location Last Seen: Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona

Physical Description

Date of Birth: March 24, 1926
Age: 61 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 150 - 160 lbs.
Hair Color: Gray or Partially Gray
Eye Color: Hazel
Nickname/Alias: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: A red, blue and gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and Reebok tennis shoes.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Reebok tennis shoes

Circumstances of Disappearance

On 11/24/87, between 12:30 A. M. and 6:30 A. M., Patrick Ratchford was last seen at his home which was located in the area of 35th Avenue and Campbell Avenue. Patrick was known to be depressed at times and he was possibly suicidal at this time. His family and friends have not seen or heard from him since then.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Phoenix Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective D'addabbo
Agency Phone Number: (602) 534-2121
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 87149927

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 3926

Information Source(s)

Phoenix Police Department

Admin Notes

Added: 11/22/08; Last Updated: 11/15/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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