Case Information

Missing
Phillip
Wesley
Sheridan
August 17, 1973 11:00
12/13/2010
30 to 30 years old
Unknown DOB
White
Male
72.0
190.0

Circumstances

Millsboro
Delaware
Sussex
Went ocean fishing in 16' outboard boat. Never returned. Wife of MP contacted USCG at 07:30 Am on 8-18-1973. USCG later found boat floating 1.5 miles off Bethany Beach, DE. The engine cover was found to be removed from the engine, suggesting mechanical failure. of engine. Sheridan's wallet and glasses were on board the boat. Incident was not reported to Delaware State Police until October 1, 1973.

Physical

Black
short cropped black hair
Brown
Brown


4" scar right side of face.
1" scar over left eye brow.

Medical

Clothing and Accessories


Shorts with orange and blue stripes.

White tee-shirt with name "Rehoboth".
Blue Tennis shoes

Transportation Methods

Dental

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DNA

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Investigating Agency

Det
Jon
King
302.856.5850
07-3724-7
October 01, 1973
State
Delaware State Police
23652 Shortly Road
Georgetown
Delaware
19947

Reports

Contacts

Local Contact

Pamela
Reed
817-666-5432
Other
Delaware Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

Case Manager

Pamela
Reed
817-666-5432

Regional Administrator

Pamela
Reed
Pamela.Reed@unthsc.edu
817-666-5432