Walter Andrew Cierley
Missing since July 1998 from Prineville, Oregon
Classification: Endangered Missing
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 Bend Police Department
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Detective Lyn Sly
Bend Police Department
Agency Case Number: 00-3656
NCIC Number: M-970756003 Source Information: Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index
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North American Missing Persons Network
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