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    Canada - Robert Hoffmann, 24, German tourist, Vancouver, 2 Dec 2002

    http://www.nampn.org/cases/hoffmann_robert.html
    Robert Hoffmann



    Above Images: Hoffmann, circa 2002

    Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance


    Missing Since: December 2, 2002 from Vancouver, British Columbia
    Classification: Missing
    Date Of Birth: July 19, 1978
    Age: 24
    Height: 5'6"
    Weight: 161 lbs
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Eye Color: Blue
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Case Number: 02-279308


    Details of Disappearance
    Mr Hoffmann came from Germany for a vacation. He was staying at the backpackers hostel on Main Street. He was last seen on December 2, 2002.
    The manager of the hostel reported him missing.


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    Was he there on a Working Holiday Visa? Or just vacation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MagnoliaMountain View Post
    Was he there on a Working Holiday Visa? Or just vacation?
    Robert was a backpacker on vacation.
    http://cfapp.vancouver.ca/MissingPer...ingPersons.exe


    Robert Hoffman
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    Wow, just the one pic and barely any details. No newspaper articles that I could find and no updates in 14 years? I did find a blog type site where someone claimed to know him and said he had been planning to go to the North Shore mountains that day (same area another tourist went missing - Tom Billings). I really wonder why there seems to have been no real efforts to find Robert?

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    It's not entirely clear whether Robert was staying at "the backpackers hostel" (as per the NAPM article), or at the actual "Backpackers Hostel" as per a Vancouver Sun article:

    http://www.vancouversun.com/2011sunr...824/story.html

    As the story is local to Vancouver, I'm inclined to think the Vancouver Sun article is correct.

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    Robert has been missing for 14 years this month.

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    Consider this rumour, or speculation because this info was found elsewhere, not a mns. Apparently written by someone who knew Robert..
    Fwiw
    They said he was quiet and clean-cut, not into drugs or heavy drinking and wanted to be a reporter. Had wanted to write about people in the downtown East Side and was possibly last seen at an internet cafe. He may have been planning to go to the North Shore mountain.
    speculation.



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