Clarence Wayne Dellis
Dellis, date unknown
Date reported missing : 01/25/1980
Missing location (approx) :
New Orleans, Louisiana
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 01/25/1940 (81)
Age at the time of disappearance: 40 years old
Height / Weight : 5'7, 200 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Blond hair, green eyes. Dellis has scars on his forehead, right hand and the underside of his forearm. His nickname is Pete. Dellis's right hand is deformed; all the bones in the hand are malformed and the index finger is missing.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Dellis was last seen in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 25, 1980, which was his 40th birthday. He has never been heard from again. His vehicle was discovered abandoned on a levee shortly after his disappearance.
Dellis's case remains unsolved. Mills County, Texas authorities are investigating.
Other information and links : ncy
Mills County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
Texas Department of Public Safety
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