Shai Gitlis

Above: Gitlis, circa 1994


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 28, 1994 from West Hills, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 17, 1972
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Gitlis's head was shaved at the time of his 1994 disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Gitlis was last seen in West Hills, California on March 28, 1994. He got into a motorcycle accident that day, disappeared shortly afterwards, and has never been heard from again.

    Gitlis was born in Moshav Fatzael in the Jordan Valley of Israel, and he served in the Israeli Armed Forces. He has no criminal record in his home country. Few details are available in his case, which remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Jewish People Finder


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 24, 2014; details of disappearance updated.

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