Edward Junitz
North American Missing Persons Network
Edward Junitz

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 26, 2002 from Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: n/a
  • Age: 71
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 160 to 170 lbs.
  • Hair Color: White
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: white
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Receding hair, some body
    hair. Large white mustache. Mole in upper eyelashes, many
    small scars on the upper body and scars on the back
    from surgery; 2 long steel rods to stabilize the spine after
    a 30' fall. Korean war shrapnel; prescription glasses required
    bifocals / trifocals
  • Clothing: Tennis shoes or other shoes
  • Jewelry: Waterproof silver utilitarian watch
  • AKA: Ed
  • Case Number: 2002-4-13296
  • NCIC Number: M642832361

  • Details of Disappearance
    Edward was last heard from 8/26/2002 while sailing his 47-50' maroon and white sailboat in the vicinity of Puerto DePortivo, BenAlmadecia Spain. He was accompanied by his large black Labrador mix dog called "Smitty." He was enjoying his travels and was planning on sailing the yacht on to Barcelona Spain. Home built steel sailboat - 47-50' single mast sloop named "Eddy". 65' mast. Maroon, burgundy, red on the bottom. White deck and cabin. 1064311 was welded on a steel plate inside the engine room on the right wall. There is a smiley face by the name of the boat and it has an arrow in Both are in white. He may have been flying a Portuguese flag. The boat was well stocked for a long voyage. pocket knife - good quality, 2 blade, lockback, well maintained and sharp black leather wallet with cash, ATM card, 1-2 credit cards, IL drivers license US Passport

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Fort Pierce Police Department
    Det. Kathleen Murphy
    772-468-1805 X 5283

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