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Fred Gardner

Real Name: Fred Gardner
Case: Lost Loved One
Date: 1988
Location: Monticello, New York


Details: In 1961, Fred Gardner of Grand Rapids, Michigan, vanished after separating from his wife. He left behind a young son and daughter. Then, in 1988, William Fenshaw of Monticello, New York, also vanished, after leaving three daughters and a son. In 1990, it was determined that Fred Gardner and William Fenshaw were the same person, and now, his children want to be reunited with him.
Extra Notes: This case first aired on the November 20, 1991 episode as a part of a "Lost Loves Roll Call" after the update on The Mother of Carla Downing. Also featured were those of Patrick Ackles and Ellie Taylor.
Results: Solved. In 1992, Fred Gardner, also known as William Fenshaw, returned home to his children and was reunited with them all. Sadly, he passed away on November 4, 1994, at the age of sixty-two. He was surrounded by all of his children.