Hector Christopher Cottrell

Above: Cottrell, circa 2004


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 20, 2004 from Oceanside, California
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: December 5, 1948
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Cottrell's nickname is Chris.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Layers of clothes, flip-flops and socks.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Cottrell was last seen in Oceanside, California on December 20, 2004. He has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case.

    Cottrell has five siblings. His parents both died prior to his disappearance.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Oceanside Police Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The North County Times


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 15, 2010; casefile added.

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