WARSAW — New York State Police once again featured a Cold Case Tuesday involving the mysterious disappearance of a Warsaw man 41 years ago.
James Dean Knox was 24 years old when he disappeared in 1979.
Knox was living at 35 Wyoming St. at the time and was last seen by his grandmother at her house in South Warsaw on Dec. 9, 1979. She reported him missing on Dec. 21.
Further investigation by state police revealed that some of Knox’s friends and associates had last seen him on Dec. 10 and 11 before his sudden disappearance.
Knox was on medical leave from Le Roy Machine Co. in Le Roy at the time and was known to frequent a local pizzeria in the village of Warsaw.
No trace of Knox was ever found.
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 the New York State Police — Bureau of Criminal Investigation at (585) 344-6200. It’s asked that they refer to case -3029766.