North American Missing Persons Network
William Robert Rochelle

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Above Images: Rochelle

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 9, 2005 from Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 71
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: 160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Thinning hair. Thin, frail build.
  • Medical Conditions: Takes medication for several medical
    issues, including seizures. Did not have his medication with him.
  • AKA: "Bill"
  • Clothing: Brown shirt, black jeans, black sneakers.
  • Case Number: P05077612

  • Details of Disappearance
    Bill walked out the front door of the home he shared with his mother and has not been seen or heard from since. He left behind his wallet, his watch, and a new suit he had just purchased for church.

    Multiple patrol and K9 searches have produced no leads. Police believe it is possible that he got into a car with someone and left the city.

    Bill especially likes Welch's grape juice and cake. He is described as a listener, not a talker.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Raleigh Police Department
    District 24
    (919) 890-3555

    Source Information
    Raleigh Police Department
    The News & Observer
    Herald Sun