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Gafforio, circa 1984; Andre Rand, circa 1987; Rand in 2004

Missing Since 06/09/1984

Missing From Staten Island, New York

Classification Endangered Missing

Sex Male

Race White

Date of Birth Used 12/07/1961 (59)

Age 22 years old

Height and Weight 5'3, 125 pounds

Clothing/Jewelry Description A red and white striped t-shirt, dark blue jeans and white sneakers.

Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Gafforio's nickname is Hank.

Details of Disappearance
Gafforio was last seen at the Spa Lounge in the Port Richmond area of the New York City borough of Staten Island at 4:00 a.m. on June 9, 1984. He had gone out drinking and first went to Mugs Away, but was declined service. He then went to the Spa Lounge and stayed there until closing time. Gafforio has never been heard from again. He was reported missing at 7:00 p.m.

He was convicted in connection with the 1987 New York kidnapping of a twelve-year-old girl named Jennifer Schweiger, had Down Syndrome and who was murdered on the grounds of the now-defunct Staten Island Developmental Center (formerly known as the Willowbrook State School) near his campsite. He was not convicted of her murder; the jury could not reach a verdict on that charge.

It has not been proven that Rand was involved in Gafforio's disappearance. His case remains unsolved and foul play is suspected.
Investigating Agency / Department

New York Police Department 212-694-7781

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