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A missing person is a person who has disappeared and whose status as alive or dead cannot be confirmed as their location and condition are unknown. A person may go missing through a voluntary disappearance, or else due to an accident, crime, death in a location where they cannot be found (such as at sea), or many other reasons. In most parts of the world, a missing person will usually be found quickly. While criminal abductions are some of the most widely reported missing person cases, these account for only 2 to 5 percent of missing children in Europe. By contrast, some missing person cases remain unresolved for many years. Laws related to these cases are often complex since, in many jurisdictions, relatives and third parties may not deal with a person's assets until their death is considered proven by law and a formal death certificate issued. The situation, uncertainties, and lack of closure or a funeral resulting when a person goes missing may be extremely painful with long-lasting effects on family and friends. A number of organizations seek to connect, share best practices, and disseminate information and images of missing children to improve the effectiveness of missing children investigations, including the International Commission on Missing Persons, the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), as well as national organizations, including the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children in the US, Missing People in the UK, Child Focus in Belgium, and The Smile of the Child in Greece.



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Resources for Missing Persons

According to current statistics, 4,000 people in the United States go missing every day. Sometimes a child suddenly vanishes from the bus stop or the local park or even from their own yard or bedroom. Or a teenager doesnít return home after a walk to the neighborhood grocery store or a bike ride or a party with friends. Other times, an adult is mysteriously absent from their job or neighbors havenít seen them for several days, and family and friends havenít heard from them either.

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William Carey Black II
Black, date, approximate 2018; Tattoos on Black's forearms
Date Missing 08/14/2018
Missing From
Camden, South Carolina
Missing Classification Endangered Missing
Sex Male
Race
White
Age 45 years old
Height and Weight 5'6 - 5'9, 120 - 145 pounds
Medical Conditions Black has unspecified medical issues that require medication.
Markings and/or Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Black has numerous scars on his head from lacerations that needed stitches, and scars on his right calf and right index finger from where he had staples. He has previously broken his heel and fractured his lower right leg, and he has no front teeth. He has the following tattoos: a cross on the back of his calf, the words "Est. 1991" on the inside of his forearm, a tattoo on his other forearm, the letters "BB" on the back of his neck, the word "UNFORGIVEN" down his spine, and a dragon on his right arm at the shoulder. Photos of some the tattoos are posted with this summary. Black's nickname is Bill.
Details of Disappearance Black was last seen in east Camden, South Carolina on August 14, 2018. He has never been heard from again. He usually spoke to his brother on the phone at least once a week; his brother reported him missing after six weeks passed without contact.
Authorities have a possible suspect in Black's , a friend of his. He and his friend often argued, and the police stated if Black got into a physical fight and was injured, due to his medical problems he could have easily died. Witnesses reported hearing about an altercation between Black and his friend around the time Black went missing, but this has never been confirmed. The suspect, who has never been publicly named, was murdered in September 2019, thirteen months after Black went missing.
Black's remains unsolved. Foul play is suspected.
Investigating Agency
Kershaw County Sheriffs Department
803-425-1512
Other
NamUs
WLTX 19
WIS 10
ABC Columbia
WACH Fox 57
Locating The Missing
South Carolina Arrests

Missing Person Photos

A missing person is a person who has disappeared and whose status as alive or dead cannot be confirmed as their location and condition are unknown. A person may go missing through a voluntary disappearance, or else due to an accident, crime, death in a location where they cannot be found (such as at sea), or many other reasons. In most parts of the world, a missing person will usually be found quickly. While criminal abductions are some of the most widely reported missing person cases, these account for only 2 to 5 percent of missing children in Europe. By contrast, some missing person cases remain unresolved for many years. Laws related to these cases are often complex since, in many jurisdictions, relatives and third parties may not deal with a person's assets until their death is considered proven by law and a formal death certificate issued. The situation, uncertainties, and lack of closure or a funeral resulting when a person goes missing may be extremely painful with long-lasting effects on family and friends. A number of organizations seek to connect, share best practices, and disseminate information and images of missing children to improve the effectiveness of missing children investigations, including the International Commission on Missing Persons, the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), as well as national organizations, including the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children in the US, Missing People in the UK, Child Focus in Belgium, and The Smile of the Child in Greece.



Missing Person Photos

Resources for Missing Persons

According to current statistics, 4,000 people in the United States go missing every day. Sometimes a child suddenly vanishes from the bus stop or the local park or even from their own yard or bedroom. Or a teenager doesnít return home after a walk to the neighborhood grocery store or a bike ride or a party with friends. Other times, an adult is mysteriously absent from their job or neighbors havenít seen them for several days, and family and friends havenít heard from them either.

Missing Person Photos