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  1. #1
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    Dec 2008
    Penn's woods

    MA - Charles McArthur, 39, Worcester, 14 Sept 1982

    The Doe Network:
    Case File 3576DMMA


    Charles Hector McArthur Jr.
    Missing since September 14, 1982 from Worcester, Massachusetts
    Classification: Endangered Missing


    Vital Statistics
    •Date Of Birth: April 20, 1943
    •Estimated age: 39 years old
    •Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 6' 1/2"; circa 235 lbs. Very muscular.
    •Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Dark brown hair, green eyes, full beard, very deep dimples, and a dimple on his chin.
    •Marks, Scars: Bill had a tattoo on his bottom left arm of an Eagle in color. He also had a tattoo on his upper arm, ribbon effect with his name Bill in ballpoint pen (like kids used to do in the fifties).
    •Medical: Had recently suffered a mild heart attack, had surgery for a mastoidectomy, possibly right ear.
    •Clothing: A leather motorcycle jacket, Khaki or Black "Dockers", a light colored short sleeve shirt, and dark, tie-up shoes.
    •AKA: Bill
    •Dentals: Available in NCIC. Full upper denture, partial lower denture and some natural teeth, slight possibility he had full lower dentures.


    Circumstances of Disappearance
    In the months before his disappearance, McArthur had seemed troubled. At the time he was married and had two children. He worked as a supervisor at the Harrington & Richardson firearms company in Gardner

    Years of investigation has revealed that McArthur was holding some drugs for someone, which he gave to a friend, who never gave them back. As the persn wanted those drugs, McArthur was getting nervous because he didn’t have them.
    The day of his disappearance, McArthur's daughter answered a phone call from someone, whose name she has since forgotten. She took a message. When her father got home, she told him the caller said to go to the Italian Kitchen on Shrewsbury Street. He went, as directed, and never came back.

    The police learned that three men had escorted McArthur out of the restaurant. Two weeks later, his Thunderbird was found on the outskirts of Boston’s Combat Zone with two weeks worth of parking tickets at the windshield. His leather jacket and cigarettes were inside.

    The prime suspect in the disappearance is still alive, but others who were likely involved have died.
    Evidence indicated that McArthur was shot and his body was most likely dumped in water. Police searched lakes and ponds in the area after the disappearance.
    McArthur has been declared legally dead.


    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

    Worcester Police Department
    Detective Dan Sullivan
    Detective William Donovan
    508-799-8606 EXT 5681

    Source Information:
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette


    NamUs Profile:
    Dental: NA
    DNA: Sample submitted-tests not complete
    Fingerprints: NA

    Sunday, September 30, 2007

    And although 25 years have passed, she still cries when she talks about the man she loved. More than anything, she wants his body returned to her for burial. She isn’t so much worried about punishing those responsible.
    Touching article about how the families of murder victims who are never found are impacted. Prayers.

    Charles has been missing for almost 28 years. Come home soon.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    up north

    McArthur family desperate for answers


    Monday, June 25, 2012
    By Scott J. Croteau TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF

    WORCESTER — There was a man's voice on the telephone. He wanted Charles “Bill” H. McArthur Jr. to go to the Italian Kitchen on Shrewsbury Street.

    Mr. McArthur obliged. He was never seen again.

    The circumstances surrounding the 39-year-old's disappearance include drugs, money and — most likely — murder.

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