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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2009

    Robert Hoffmann,24, visiting from Germany, 2 Dec.2002, Vancouver.

    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.

  2. #2
    Was he there on a Working Holiday Visa? Or just vacation?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Quote Originally Posted by MagnoliaMountain View Post
    Was he there on a Working Holiday Visa? Or just vacation?
    Robert was a backpacker on vacation.

    Robert Hoffman
    Attached Images Attached Images

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2009
    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?

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2009
    State of Being
    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:


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

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