Find Missing Paul Douglas Cappo!

Find Missing Paul Douglas Cappo!

Find Missing Paul Douglas Cappo!
He owed thousands in gambling debts.
He knew organized crime members.
He feared for his life.
HE was last seen driving from home.
He was last heard from when he paged his wife.
That was almost 39 years ago.
What happened to Paul Douglas Cappo?

Find Missing Paul Douglas Cappo!

Find Missing Paul Douglas Cappo! Paul Douglas Cappo has been missing since June 10, 1980. He is missing from Kansas City, Missouri. Paul Douglas Cappo is classified as an endangered missing person. His year of birth is 1951. At the time of his disappearance, Cappo was 28 years old. His current age is 67 years old. Paul Douglas Cappo is a Caucasian male. He is described as 5’10” tall and 240 pounds. His eyes are brown and his hair is brown. There is no other physical description. It is unknown what Cappo was wearing when he was last seen.

Find Missing Paul Douglas Cappo!

Paul Douglas Cappo was last seen in Kansas City, Missouri. This incident occurred on June 10, 1980. He left his home driving a dark blue four-door 1977 Plymouth, which had a Kansas license plate and damage to the front fender, en route to Las Vegas, Nevada. He often went to Las Vegas to gamble and, at the time of his disappearance, he owed at least $75,000 in gambling debts.

Paul Douglas Cappo’s wife tried to reach him on his pager at 5:30 P.M. each day. And he would either call her immediately or talk to her between 1:00 and 1:30 the next morning. He told her if he didn’t get in touch after she paged him, she was to contact his attorney as soon as possible. He has never been heard from again.

Paul Douglas Cappo was an associate of organized crime figures in the Kansas City area. He told his lawyer his friends would “soon enough stab you in the back as look at you” and that he was afraid for his life, and before he left he told his wife he was meeting “some pretty bad people” in Las Vegas.

Paul Douglas Cappo’s wife tried to collect on his $50,000 life insurance policy. But the insurance company refused to pay and the courts supported their decision. This was because the policy was only supposed to be for accidental death and Cappo had bought it anticipating that he would eventually become the victim of a homicide.

No one has ever been charged in Paul Douglas Cappo’s disappearance. But he is presumed to have been murdered.

Find Missing Paul Douglas Cappo!

The last words on the above poster state that it is not clear of Paul Douglas Cappo was murdered or left of his own accord. Let me suggest that both may be possible. Cappo may indeed have left of his own accord,. Maybe he just wanted to temporarily leave. He may have had no intention of staying away. It seems that Cappo’s lifestyle prior to his disappearance may have contributed to his disappearance and presumed murder. What attracted Cappo to people he expressed fear of and called “bad people”? Where is he today? Someone (s) knows something! Do you have information concerning the whereabouts of Paul Douglas Cappo? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for his disappearance?

Have information? You may contact the Kansas City Police Department at: (816) 234-5136. You may contact the Missouri State Highway Patrol (Missing Persons Clearinghouse) Toll-Free Telephone Line at: 573-526-6178 or (800) 877-3452 (toll-free). The Missing Persons Unit provides a toll-free hotline for parents, law enforcement agencies or others to provide information about missing and unidentified persons. You may email: You may call 9-1-1 or your local police.

NamUs Case Number: MP11978
Agency Case Number: N-93195

Paul Douglas Cappo has a Doe Network profile. Click here to view it.
Paul Douglas Cappo has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
This is a heavily detailed legal document transcript of Paul Douglas Cappo’s wife seeking to collect money on his life insurance policy. Click here and learn more.
The above information is found on Paul Douglas Cappo’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.
The above image is courtesy of Kansas Missing and Unsolved.

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