Kuhl, approximately 1998
Date reported missing : 04/08/1998
Missing location (approx) :
Clarksburg, West Virginia
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 10/25/1916 (104)
Age at the time of disappearance: 81 years old
Height / Weight : 5'11, 235 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A green hospital robe.
Medical conditions : Kuhl is a diabetic and insulin-dependent. He did not have any insulin with him at the time of his disappearance and was in need of it.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Gray hair, hazel eyes. Kuhl may have a mustache. He has a scar on his neck and his left eye droops downward. He wears eyeglasses.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Kuhl was last seen in Clarksburg, West Virginia on April 8, 1998. He was a patient Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Medical Drive at the time of his disappearance; he was admitted for a heart-related procedure. A nurse noticed him missing shortly before 1:00 a.m.
Kuhl has never been heard from again. Authorities believe he may have drowned in the West Fork River, but searched of the river turned up no evidence. Few details are available in his case. He resided in Burnsville, West Virginia in 1998.
Other information and links : ncy
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Clarksburg Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
West Virginia Crime Fighters
North American Missing Persons Network
The Charleston Gazette
October 12, 2004. November 16, 2005; Medical conditions : and Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
Interactive Missing Person Search Map