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Find Missing Terry Steven Fox!

Find Missing Terry Steven Fox!
Find Missing Terry Steven Fox!

Find Missing Terry Steven Fox!
He was living as a homeless person at the time.
He may have met with foul play.
He has been missing for three decades.
Where is Terry Steven Fox?

Find Missing Terry Steven Fox!

Find Missing Terry Steven Fox! Terry Steven Fox has been missing since July 3, 1988. He is missing from Sacramento, California. Terry Steven Fox is classified as an endangered missing person. His year of birth is 1950. At the time of his disappearance, Mr. Fox was 38 years old. His current age is 68 years old. Terry Steven Fox is a Caucasian male. He is described as 5’3″ to 5’6″ tall and 105 pounds at the time of his disappearance. His hair is blond and his eyes are blue.

Find Missing Terry Steven Fox!

Terry Steven Fox may have a tattoo of the name “Betty Lee.” It is on the left side of his chest. He has a receding hairline and may have facial stubble. He was in a car accident two months before his disappearance and broke both legs; he an intramedullary rod implanted in one or both hips as a result. Fox has two holes in his penis as the result of a birth defect. His teeth were in very poor condition in 1988 and many were chipped or cracked. IT is unknown what Mr. Fox was wearing when he was last seen.

Find Missing Terry Steven Fox!

Terry Steven Fox was reported missing by two friends. They stated that they last saw him in Sacramento, California on July 3, 1988. However, others reported seeing him on July 10, a week later. He has never been heard from again.

Terry Steven Fox had cared for his elderly, disabled father. And the two men shared an apartment until they were evicted. They then moved to transient camps. Two days before Fox’s disappearance, his sister sent him $100 via Western Union.

Rickie John Mersman is considered a suspect in Fox’s disappearance. He, his wife and another man were charged with murdering another transient man in December 1989.

In 1987, one of Mersman’s relatives went to the police. He said he’d killed two fellow transients. She stated she got the information from her brother. Her brother had heard the story from Fox and another man. One of the two witnesses said Mersman had personally shown them the victims’ bodies and described how he’d murdered them.

Investigators were able to locate the bodies of the two murder victims. But they could only identify one of them. Fox was considered a witness in the murder.

However, no charges were filed against Mersman in the 1987 murders. He was arrested six months later and imprisoned an unrelated parole violation in Oregon. Shortly after his release, Fox disappeared.

While visiting relatives in Oregon after Fox’s disappearance, Mersman bragged about killing him and disposing of his body. One of his relatives secretly taped his statements and gave the recordings to the police, but they stated they were unable to corroborate the confession.

Mersman later pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the 1989 homicide and was sentenced to 22 years in prison. His male accomplice pleaded guilty to the same charge; his wife was apparently not convicted, and died in Oregon in 2009.

Investigators believe Mersman may have murdered as many as five transient men during the late 1980s. But he has not been charged in any other murders. Fox’s body has never been found. Foul play is suspected.

Note: There seem to be no original sources for much of this material.

Find Missing Terry Steven Fox!

Terry Steven Fox has been missing for 30 years. For being missing this long, few details about his information seem to be available on the Internet. I cannot say how reliable much of the above information is. For most of it is seems to be unavailable from any original sources. What seems to be well=documented is that Mr. Fox was living as a transient at the time. And he is presumed to have met with foul play. What actually happened to Mr. Fox? Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Steven Steven Fox? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for his disappearance?

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Contact Information

If you think you know the whereabouts of Terry Steven Fox, BEFORE TAKING ANY ACTION, please contact the Sacramento Police Department at: (916) 808-0560 or (916) 808-0650. You may contact your local law enforcement agency. You may contact the California Department of Justice at 1-800-222-FIND (24 hour nationwide toll-free Hotline). You may contact: (916) 210-3119. You may email the Office at missing.persons@doj.ca.gov. Or you can leave your tip online: Click here to leave your tip online.

Agency Name: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department
Agency Contact Person: Sgt McCloskey
Agency Phone Number: 916-808-0650
Agency E-Mail: missingpersons@sacsheriff.com
Agency Case Number: 88-051172
NCIC Case Number: M315288952
NamUs Case Number: 9380
NamUs Number: MP9380
Case #: 8851172

Terry Steven Fox has a Doe Network profile. Click here to view it.
Terry Steven Fox has a National Missing Persons Directory profile. Click here to view it.
Terry Steven Fox has a profile on the California Attorney General website. Click here to view it.
The above information is found on Terry Steven Fox’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.
Terry Steven Fox has a NamUs profile. The above images are courtesy of this profile. Click here to view it.


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