The Doe Network:
Case File 4042DMOR

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Walter Andrew Cierley
Missing since July 1998 from Prineville, Oregon
Classification: Endangered Missing


Vital Statistics


Circumstances of Disappearance
Walter Cierley was last seen in July 1998 when he suddenly moved from his apartment in Prineville, assisted by a relative from Bend. The relative told police that Cierley was traveling around the country in a motor home with friends.


The relative told police that Frances Brewster left with Cierley in his motor home to travel around the country. Cierley was formerly married to Brewster's sister. Relatives of Brewster and Cierley have been unable to contact the two and have not heard from them on important dates as they had in the past.

Cierley was allegedly killed by his nephew, who then cashed his social security checks.
The nephew killed himself when confronted by Seattle, WA police on a Deschutes County Arrest Warrent. Cierley is believed to have been buried in the Central Oregon area. the nephew never admitted to the killing.


Investigators
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Bend Police Department
Detective Lyn Sly
541-388-5550

Agency Case Number: 00-3656

NCIC Number: M-970756003
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
North American Missing Persons Network
The Bulletin


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