Gregory Dean Gothard

Above: Gothard, circa 2006


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 15, 2006 from San Mateo County, California
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: April 24, 1952
  • Age: 54 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 185 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, green eyes. Gothard's nickname is Greg.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Gothard was last seen in San Mateo County, California on September 15, 2006. His car was found abandoned on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California on September 18. Witnesses reported seeing someone jump off the bridge. The United States Coast Guard searched the San Francisco Bay for Gothard's body, but did not find it. They did, however, find one of his shoes and some of the contents of his wallet.

    At the time of his disappearance, Gothard was known to be upset over relationship problems with his girlfriend. He is believed to have committed suicide, but his body has never been recovered.


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Contra Costa Times


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 24, 2007; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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