Saturday, January 31, 2009

Trevor Morse, Monday4 the Missing

Las Vegas, land of glitter, glitz, gambling and gluttony! The excitement runs 24 hours a day, and on the Strip you never know what time it is with lights blaring brightly and the sound of slot machines giving a big payoff. That is what most of us picture when we hear "Las Vegas"! Not all of Las Vegas is littered with gamblers and it has become a wonderful, suburban, affluent place for families to raise their children in one of the largest and best school systems in the nation.

2006 was the year that Trevor Morse moved to Las Vegas from his home town of El Paso, Texas to work for a major contractor as an electrician during a year where housing and building was a booming business across the country, especially in Las Vegas. It's reported that Trevor did well for himself there and lived in an upscale area of west Las Vegas. He was not unhappy, depressed or suicidal.

What happened to Trevor Morse on May 5, 2007 after he called a taxi, leaving his car, keys, wallet, cash and credit cards in his home?

Trevor's family has outlined Trevor's daily life in the months before his disappearance and it shows that he purchased furniture, registered for classes, bought books, even bought pet turtles and a new car. It shows the day before Trevor vanished he did laundry and paid his bills. This doesn't sound like someone planning to walk away from a life he seemed happy with, nor someone planning a suicide.

Trevor's family made the long trip from El Paso to join searches, expecting to find at least a corpse, and warned to expect the worst. Video of Trevor exiting the taxi was made available, showing him walking away, looking back once more and continuing along his way, the opposite of what the family was told by detectives. According to them, Trevor was shown on video wandering aimlessly around the desert. Just one of many inconsistancies the family would hear from authorities.

Unfortunately the family was unable to forge a working relationship with detectives assigned to the case and have not been kept informed of new developments. As often happens with missing adults, the cases are given a very low priority and tend to sit idle while families are daily sitting on the edge waiting for a clue.

Trevor's father, Rick Morse states:
Since our return to El Paso any communication with defective Marin LVMPD has been spotty at best with him rarely returning our calls (nearly weekly) and not returning any e-mail. I was informed by defective Marin of a RUMOR that started three months after Trevor went missing that he was in a rehab in California. After the defective imparted this there has been no further contact with him, even though I’ve tried to contact him several times a week!
The strength of family will get them through, but there will remain a gaping void in their lives until there is news of what has happened to Trevor Morse.

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 5, 2007 from Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Classification: Missing

  • Date Of Birth: October 20, 1976

  • Age: 30

  • Height: 5'8"-5'10"

  • Weight: 165 lbs.

  • Hair Color: Brown

  • Eye Color: Blue

  • Race: White

  • Gender: Male

  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Small crescent scar
    on chin from childhood. Recently underwent Lasik corrective,
    eye surgery. Light complexion.

  • Clothing: Usually wears muscle T-shirts, blue jeans,
    orange and black baseball cap with "Ford Mustang" on it.

  • Case Number: 070508-2842

  • NCIC Number: M-236504733

  • Dentals: Not available

  • Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Las Vega Metro Police Department
    Detective Marin
    (707) 828-5678

    Please join us at Peace4 the Missing
    Network and support for families of missing persons and victims of crime

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