Above Image: McSwain, circa 2001
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: September 25, 2001 from Greer, Greenville County, South Carolina
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: March 2, 1926
Weight: 230 lbs.
Hair Color: Gray
Eye Color: Hazel
Distinguishing Characteristics: Glasses (wears occasionally).
Tattoos on both forearms and upper right shoulder.
Medical Conditions: Emphysema that requires medication.
Needs breathing assistance from an oxygen bottle. May be
in the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease.
Clothing: Aqua blue and white striped shirt, blue "Dickey"
work pants, white athletic shoes with black soles.
NCIC Number: M-581886511
Case Number: GR01-019007
Details of Disappearance
He did not carry a lot of money or credit cards. Howard smokes unfiltered cigarettes.
Howard was walking near his residence, but never returned.
He was last seen in the vicinity of Highland and Mason Street in Greer, SC.
Police officers, DNR agents, a cadaver dog, volunteers, tracking dogs and helicopters were used to cover hills and lakes in the search for him.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Greer Police Department
The Sun News