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Rogest Cain
Missing since February 18, 1986 from Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.
Classification: Missing


Vital Statistics


Circumstances of Disappearance
Cain was last seen at his home in Los Angeles, California on February 18, 1986.

Told his family he was going to a local hardware store that afternoon.
The day after he disappeared he called a friend, said he didn't feel well, and wouldn't go to work. He's described as a solid employee, and a steadfast family man.
Two days later police spotted a man, who seemed confused. He gave them the phone# to Rogest's sister. They believe this man to be Cain. When the sister arrived, the man was gone.
One month later, His car was found parked on a busy street, 20 miles from his home. All his papers were in the car. Also his glasses, and false teeth. Rogest had spoken to a mechanic where he left his car, and payed to get it repaired.
His speech was slurred and he walked in a staggering way. He may have suffered a light stroke causing memory loss. He may have been picked up by police and brought to hospital as a John Doe.
He may have been seen in Topeka, Kansas and may have used the name 'Elmer Jackson'.
He was legally deceased in April of 1995.


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

Los Angeles Police Department
213-485-2121

Agency Case Number: 86-1207119

NCIC Number: M-191411113
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
California Department of Justice
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