Missing from Freeport

Everett Hawley

Missing Since February 20, 1976
Age Then: 74
Age Now: 122
Gender: Male
Race: White
Height: 6'1-6'5"
Weight: 220-225lbs
Hair Color(s):Brown
Eye Color(s):Brown

Circumstances and Updates

Everett Hawley, 75, and 65-year-old Clarence Owens were last seen at a farm auction near the Winnebago-Ogle county line Feb. 19, 1976. They have never been found.

Update: As of March 13, 2024, the car Everett and Clarence were in has been pulled from the Pecatonica River. Human remains were also found that they are now testing. https://www.wifr.com/2024/03/13/coroner-human-remains-recovered-vehicle-pulled-pecatonica-river/

Case Updates

March 15, 2024: Added the update from March 13th.

If you have any information about Everett Hawley please call Stephenson County Sheriff at 815-235-8252

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