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Missing William Emsley Hipp III
Hipp, circa 1991; Age progression forensics photos to unknown age
Missing Since 07/01/1991
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Classification Endangered Missing
Date of Birth Used 06/27/1952 (68)
Age 39 years old
Height and Weight 5'10, 165 pounds
Medical Conditions Hipp is an alcoholic. He suffers from bipolar disorder and possibly paranoid schizophrenia. He requires medication to regulate his mental condition.
Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Gray hair hazel eyes. Hipp has a scar near his right eye. His nickname is Bill.
Details of Disappearance Hipp was last seen in the Mecklenburg County area of North Carolina on July 1, 1991. He was carrying $5,000 in cash at the time. He apparently traveled to the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York shortly therefter. Hipp called his grandmother collect from a pay phone in Manhattan, then vanished.
Hipp's memory may be impaired due to long-standing problems with alcoholism and mental illness. He had stopped carrying any identification or credit cards prior to his disappearance. his family hired private investigators to track his whereabouts, but his Social Security number has not been used since 1991.
Hipp may have been seen in the Chapel Hill, North Carolina region during the summer months of 1996, but this could not be confirmed. His loved ones describe him as a very intelligent man with many interests. He is a talented sculptor who has previously won awards for his art.
Investigating Agency / Department
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department