Name: Walter Andrew Cierley
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: July 01, 1998
Location Last Seen: Prineville, Deschutes County, Oregon
Date of Birth: December 31, 1909
Age: 88 years old
Weight: 170 lbs.
Hair Color: Gray or Partially Gray
Eye Color: Blue
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Full upper and lower dentures
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Not Available
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
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.
Agency Name: Bend PD
Agency Contact Person: Det. Jason Maniscalco
Agency Phone Number: 541-322-6362
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 2000-3656
NCIC Case Number: M-970756003
NamUs Case Number: 25587
Added: 4/13/09; Last Updated: 12/11/17
Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team
** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.