Michael Anthony Whitaker Missing since late 1996 from Philadelphia
Date of Birth: July 26, 1967 Age at Time of Disappearance: 29 Height: 5'7" Weight: 200 lbs Race: Black Hair Color: Black Eye Color: brown Medical: Paranoid Schizophrenic, on medication Scars, Marks, Tattoos: unknown Dentals: Availability unknown, but he took very good care of his teeth. Distinguishing Characteristics: Hair worn in a short afro and ears that stuck out from his head. Had a "funny" walk. Michael was very intelligent, with a very loud laugh and was always a loner.
Michael was in a very serious car accident when he was a young boy. He suffered head trauma and spent several months in a body cast. Years later, he was diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenic, required medication and was receiving disability benefits.
He disappeared in late 1996 from a group home at 21st & Tioga Street in Philadelphia. His family attempted to file a missing persons report but because of his age, police (at the time) would not file a report.
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