PorchlightInternational

Monday, July 17, 2006

July's featured cases




John Eric Lake
Missing since December 10, 1967 from New York City, New York.

John Eric Lake was an extremely talented and active man. A runner who believed in keeping fit, he was a lover of many sports, especially track, basketball, football, baseball and car racing. He loved country and folk music as well as literature and the theatre. He was not a man impressed with wealth and would be enjoying a dimpler life style. He was a gifted writer and editor and a voracious reader.
At the time of his disappearance, Lake was the sports editor for Newsweek Magazine. Many of Lake's co-workers at Newsweek feel his disappearance was probably voluntary. He had been depressed for at least a year, due to personal and profesional reasons. Several co workers believed he just wanted some peace, but none believed suicide was likely. His disappearance was investigated by the NYPD and the Pinkerton Detective Agency. NYPD Missing Persons reopened the investigation in 2004.

Circumstances of Disappearance
John Lake was last seen in the evening of December 10, 1967 in Manhattan, NY, after dropping of an acquaintance in Midtown after dinner and several drinks . He began a walk to the subway station en route to his apartment in Greenwich Village. He vanished.


Date Of Birth: February 18, 1930
Age at Time of Disappearance: 37 years old
Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 6'0"; 180 lbs.
Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Lake wore black-rimmed glasses.
Marks, Scars: Small scar on chin
Clothing: Lake may have been wearing a navy blue blazer with a striped lining at the time of his disappearance.
Dentals: Detailed dental records are available.
Fingerprints: Available







Somewhere someone knows something...

Porchlight For the Missing and Unidentified

Porchlight for the Missing and Unidentified
Porchlight for the Missing and the Unidentified is an organization of volunteers who work on finding the missing and restoring names to the unidentified. We seek to create a working environment that fosters the sharing of information and suggestions with Law Enforcement, Medical Examiners and the Media. We seek to create a group where opinions and work product are respected and appreciated. We seek to create an atmosphere of respect, tolerance and an appreciation of others. We seek.

Somewhere someone knows something...
Please take a look at some of the following links. There are thousands of cases of missing persons...in each case someone knows something.
http://www.porchlightforthemissinganduid.org/ A website perpetually under construction, sadly, as there are always more cases of missing and unidentified people to add. A member of the Porchlight Community.

http://s10.invisionfree.com/usedtobedoe/index.php?act=idx A central repository for missing and unidentified persons cases worldwide. A central listing of resources, references sites, newspaper articles and other research assistance. The hub of the Porchlight Communities

http://s13.invisionfree.com/PorchlightUSA/ A Porchlight Community message board for the United States of America and her protectorates. A depository of information, articles, reference and research about missing and unidentified cases in the USA. (as always, still under construction)

http://z13.invisionfree.com/PorchlightSAme...dex.php?act=idxA Porchlight Community message board for South and Central Americas. A repository of cases, articles, research and reference material for the missing and unidentified persons of the region.(as always, still under construction)

http://s13.invisionfree.com/PorchlightEurope/A Porchlight Community message board for European nations and others in the area with a message board and listings of missing and unidentified persons cases. A resource for research, useful links, reference sites and newspaper articles. (as always, still under construction)

http://z13.invisionfree.com/PorchlightAust...dex.php?act=idxA Porchlight Community message board and listings for Australia's missing and unidentified persons. A repository of useful links, reference and newspaper articles. (as always, still under construction)

http://z13.invisionfree.com/PorchlightCanada/index.php? A Porchlight Community message board and listings for Canada's missing and unidentified persons. a repository of useful links, reference and newspaer articles. (as always, still under construction)

http://www.geocities.com/awagner615/uniden...eens/index.html
A Porchlight Community website devoted to unidentified Teens. These children have family who wonder where they are. Please help us give them back their names and their families some peace. (as always, still under construction)

http://www.operationdeltadawn.com
This site is dedicated to Delta Dawn, an unidentified little girl who was found in Mississippi on December 05, 1982. Please say a prayer for her and help us reclaim her identity. A special place dedicated to finding one sweet child's name. Every pair of eyes searching is another beacon of hope. Please shine your light and help us find her name...

http://www.geocities.com/findtammy/
one sister's devoted and tireless search for her beautiful and talented missing sibling. Please take a look and see if you recognize this model and actress...Tammy Lynn Leppert. All it takes is one person picking up a phone and making that call...

http://jeanmariestewart.tripod.com/index.html
26 years and counting and still no Jean. Another teenager lost... I will look for you, Jean, as long as I draw breath. Please, please help me bring her home.

Missing in Pennsylvania
A Porchlight member website...(as always, still under construction) For the Children

http://mistyvisions.com/coldcases.html A Porchlight Community Website, helping to light the way for the missing and unidentified. Cold cases, old cases but still we search... (as always, still under construction)