CA CA - Sydney “Syd” West, 19, University of CA student, San Francisco, 30 Sept 2020

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  1. ocsalumni

    ocsalumni Well-Known Member

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    Which is ~4 miles from Crissy Field, and a bit farther to the bridge. Weird.
    I think it might just be the general lat/long for San Francisco.
     


  2. distracted

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    Can I say what her mom is saying on FB about her last known location? It's an answer to a question posted to her missing poster.
     
  3. turanna25

    turanna25 Well-Known Member

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    If you look at any of the other missing persons cases on NAMUS from "San Francisco", that's the exact location the map takes you to. I believe this is just the location for the city itself on the map, not exactly where Syd was last seen.
     
  4. Birdie1212

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    There is a public transportation building there. I wonder if a bus stop is nearby? It looks like a relatively dicey area if those coordinates are really accurate.
     
  5. Birdie1212

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    I’m inclined to agree the coordinates are really just general SF coordinates though...back to the bridge area.
     
  6. amethystcrystal

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    I live close to SF and have been to Crissy Field many times. It has been open, though during the COVID lockdowns they just closed the parking lots for a few months (though they reopened the parkings in June), and you could still walk, bike, etc. at Crissy Field despite the lot closures. There is a trail near the West Buff Picnic Area of the field that you can walk or bike up to by the bridge. Though since the field is pretty big I wonder if she was closer to the Palace of Fine Arts/Marina area or by the West Bluff Picnic/Fort Point area when she disappeared (both are kind of far from each other).
     
  7. JudgeJoe

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  8. SouthAussie

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    I don't know about Crissy Field restrooms, but the restrooms in our parks are closed while the parks are closed. Locked, tough wire gate across the doorways. Then part of the park 'opening' in the morning is the unlocking of the restrooms.
    This is done to stop vandalism and/or misuse.

    The opening time of Crissy Field was mentioned further back ... perhaps 7 0r 7:30am?
     
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    I live about 10 minutes from the Vigil location in Chapel Hill and might attend. I don't know the family but I want to support them. I can access FB through my DH's account so may decide to view it on FB instead of in person.

    I'm a grandmother of a young man a little older than Syd. I think about her all the time, hoping and praying she is all right and will return to her family soon.

    From FB:
    On Thursday, October 15th at 4pm ET, we will hold a Vigil to Find Sydney West. This Vigil is intended to bring together our community, celebrate our love for Sydney, and talk about the help we need to keep up the momentum to find Sydney. We are blessed with so many friends and family who share our desperation to find Syd.

    Sydney was last seen September 30th, very early in the morning near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. She is 5’10” and was wearing black leggings, a teal hoodie, her hair in bun on top of her head and her favorite old slip on Vans (dark green and black print).

    This Vigil to Find Sydney will be physically held in Chapel Hill, and will also be streamed live on Facebook Live (Find Sydney West
    ), so it can be viewed from anywhere. While we welcome Chapel Hill friends to attend in-person, there are attendance limitations due to COVID. We are thankful to be able to offer Facebook Live as an option.

    We are also planning a Vigil to Find Sydney in the Bay Area of California. As soon as we have logistical details about it, we will share.

    For those who plan to attend The Vigil to Find Sydney West in-person on Thursday, October 15th, please:
    · Wear a mask and bring hand sanitizer
    · Bring your own low chairs or blankets.
    · Maintain physical distance at all times - each family will be assigned a ‘pod’ - a painted 9 ft. by 8 ft. area of the grass. Each pod is limited to 5 people.
    · Stay at home if you feel sick or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

    To stay up to date on the latest information about Sydney, please visit FB page
    Find Sydney West
    or IG page find_sydney_west

    Thank you so much for all your support to get our daughter home. #FindSydneyWest
    Vigil to Find Sydney West on Thursday, October 15th at 4pm ET
     
  10. JudgeJoe

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    Does this mean LE has found certain video footage ? This is new and more specific:
    was wearing black leggings, a teal hoodie, her hair in bun on top of her head and her favorite old slip on Vans (dark green and black print).”
     
  11. dotr

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    Thanks for the link, sadly this makes the disappearance all the more" real", truly hoping Syd is found soon and her stats are no longer needed here.
    From link..
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    Missing Person / NamUs #MP74272 Sydney Kaitlyn West, Female, White / Caucasian
    Date of Last ContactSeptember 29, 2020
    Missing FromSan Francisco, California
    Missing Age19 Years
    Current Age19 Years
    ''Missing Age19 Years
    Current Age19 Years
    First Name Sydney
    Middle NameKaitlyn
    Last NameWest

    SexFemale
    Height 5' 10" (70 Inches)
    Weight 125 - 135 lbs
    Race / EthnicityWhite / Caucasian

    Circumstances
    Date of Last ContactSeptember 29, 2020
    NamUs Case CreatedOctober 3, 2020
    Last Known Location Map
    Location San Francisco, California
    CountySan Francisco County
    Missing From Tribal LandNo
    Primary Residence on Tribal Land--
    Circumstances of Disappearance Sydney West was last seen on September 29, 2020 in the Berkeley, California area however it is thought she traveled to the Crissy Field area of San Francisco, California on the early morning of September 30, 2020. It is very unusual that she has been out of contact with family for this length of time.
    Circumstance Notes
    Sydney Kaitlyn West

    Physical Description
    Hair Color Blond/Strawberry
    Head Hair Description Long hair usually in a pony tail
    Body Hair Description --
    Facial Hair Description --
    Left Eye Color Blue
    Right Eye Color Blue
    Eye Description --
    Distinctive Physical Features
    No Information Entered


    Clothing and Accessories
    Item
    Description
    Clothing
    Green/White/black athletic shorts White sandals T-shirt Outerwear: either a black Adidas jacket or a bright turquoise sweatshirt Vans slip-on shoes-old and faded with holes in the toes. Color: dark green and black''
     
  12. distracted

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    7:58am to 7pm
     
  13. 10ofRods

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    But I thought MSM said she was at Crissy Field? Huge deal if not true.

    So does MSM say her phone pinged at Crissy or not?

    If not Crissy Field then we know virtually nothing about where she went missing.
     
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  14. distracted

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    I think the coordinates are exactly where she was last seen caught on video. It doesn’t mean that was her destination.

    The last seen location is so important - and the area so vast - if she was seen, I think it wouldn’t just be random coordinates.
     
  15. distracted

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    I think they only know where she was headed. And hope those coordinates are where she was caught on camera.
     
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    I politely disagree. I think we need to go with what is being shared via mainstream media regarding her last known location, which is the Crissy Field area. Those NAMUS coordinates are just the coordinates for San Francisco. Look at all the other NAMUS profiles in the San Francisco area. They all have the same coordinates. If they're all going missing at the same location I think we have a whole other issue here! I think it was a great idea from the OP who suggested/asked about the coordinates but now I think it is causing great confusion and we should really use the MSM information regarding her last seen location.
     
  17. ocsalumni

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    Someone said that if you go to the other missing person cases in San Francisco and click map it brings up the same coordinates and same location though
     
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    Bumping this for anyone that might’ve overlooked it ...
     
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    From the Find Sydney West FB page, about 30 min ago:

    Sydney was an earth lover! She convinced her Mom to compost, she was conscientious of being a good steward of the earth. She loved animals and the outdoors and saw beauty in everything around her! She was a loving, kind soul and if you met her, you know how soecial@she was. Please send some love out today for Syd and please, please, please don’t stop praying, sharing, and looking for our girl! We sure do miss her!!

    I really do not know what to make of the heavy use of past tense.
    Maybe they just aren't aware of how it sounds?
     
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  20. distracted

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    Thank you for checking that.

    It's too bad there isn't a smaller area defined where she was last seen then. Aside from her mom saying she was seen in the Golden Gate Bridge area in the early AM of Sept. 30, possibly headed to Crissy Field, there's not much to go on. That area covers a lot of ground especially if she actually made it to the bridge.
     
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