Missing From Action

The eerie disappearance of an Exxon executive greases the rumor mill

IN THE TONY ENCLAVE OF MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., reality is a $700,000 house perched on acres of shady lawn, and crime is a plot device in a P.D. James novel. Recently, though, the disappearance of one of Morris Township's most respected citizens has brought in a gust of the world outside. Sidney Reso, the 57-year-old president of Exxon International, vanished, his car left idling at the end of his driveway, as he headed for work on the morning of April 29, and no one has seen him since.

In the midst of an intensive police investigation, Exxon announced last week that...

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