William “Bill” Ensley Hipp III

December 25, 2009 by  
Filed under General

William Ensley Hipp III

Missing since: 07/01/91
Missing from: Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: 06/27/52
Age at disappearance: 39
Weight: 165lbs
Marks, Scars: Hipp has a scar near his right eye.
Medical Conditions: Hipp is an alcoholic and also suffers from a bipolar disorder, for which he requires medication in order to regulate the condition.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Hipp was last seen in his hometown of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina on July 1, 1991. He may have been sighted near Chapel Hill, North Carolina during the summer of 1996.
Hipp is an alcoholic and also requires medication to treat manic depression. He has occasionally been in institutions. Due to these medical conditions, Hipp’s memory may be faulty.
He is a portrait sculptor. In the summer of 1991, he appeared at the home of one of his patrons, showed $5,000 in cash he said he collected on a debt. The next day he headed for New York. He called his grandmother collect from a telephone booth in Manhattan. And then he vanished. He had stopped carrying identification long before.

If you have any information concerning Hipp’s whereabouts, please contact:
North Carolina Center For Missing Persons

Charlotte – Mecklenburg Police Department

North Carolina State Bureau Of Investigation

The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children created the following age-progressions for Hipp:

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If you have any information on this case please contact CUE Center For Missing Persons using the contact form below or contact Cue Center at (910) 343-1131 24 hour tipline (910) 232-1687.

All information submitted to CUE Center For Missing Persons is confidential.


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