Name: Charles R Hawkins
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: March 19, 1998
Location Last Seen: Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Date of Birth: June 15, 1934
Age: 63 years old
Weight: 170 - 180 lbs.
Hair Color: Gray or Partially Gray
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: A large surgical scar on the outside of his lower left leg where skin, tissue, and muscle were removed. Scar measured 2-3 inches wide and 8-9 inches long.
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Sample submitted - Tests complete
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Charles Hawkins was last seen in his pickup truck on March 19, 1998. On April 19, 1998 his pickup truck was located in a desert arroyo. Truck was locked and when keys were brought to the truck's location, it was started and driven back to Las Cruces.
Search and Rescue conducted a full day search and found no sign of Mr. Hawkins.
No body has been found, but a death certificate was issued on March 19, 2003 so the family could settle his estate.
Charles's wife stated that he was suicidal and had attempted suicide on three different occasions.
Agency Name: Las Cruces Police Dept.
Agency Contact Person: Inv. Richard Swanson
Agency Phone Number: 575-312-2072
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: L9805015
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 8321
Added: 10/28/10; Last Updated: 11/30/17
Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team
** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.