'Advertise on All WNY'

Most Recent News

State Police in Warsaw continue to investigate the 1979 missing person case


WARSAW -- On Dec. 21, 1979, James Dean Knox, 24, of Warsaw was reported missing by his grandmother.

His grandmother last saw Knox at her home in South Warsaw on Dec. 9, 1979.

Further investigation by the New York State Police revealed Knox had been seen by friends, associates and local business people in the village of Warsaw on December 10 and 11, before his sudden disappearance.

At the time of his disappearance Knox was living on Wyoming Street in Warsaw, and was on medical leave from Leroy Machine Co., in Leroy, NY.  Knox was known to frequent a local pizzeria in the Village of Warsaw. 

Knox is described as a white male, 5’11” tall, 150 pounds, dark blonde hair, blue eyes and wears eyeglasses.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Investigator John Neeley of the New York State Police – Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Warsaw by calling 585-786-7244.  Please refer to case # 3029766.