Nathan Richard Hiatt

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Above Images: Hiatt, circa 2007

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 3, 2007 from Winlock, Washington
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: March 13, 1927
  • Age: 80 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Hiatt goes by his middle name, Richard. He wears eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue and white long-sleeved western-style shirt with snaps, a white undershirt, blue Wrangler jeans, a black Foster Farms hat, black sneakers, a gold ring on each hand and a Timex watch.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Hiatt was last seen standing in his backyard on Byham Road in Winlock, Washington on December 3, 2007. He has never been heard from again. Authorities believe he fell into Waller's Creek. Heavy rains had caused major flooding in the area at the time; 500 people had to be rescued, and one person drowned.

    An extensive search of the floodwaters turned up a man's coat which Hiatt's son and daughter-in-law say belonged to him, but which his wife didn't recognize. Hiatt's body has never been recovered and he remains classified as a missing person. He is a retired Weyerhaeuser dock worker.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Winlock Police Department
    360-785-3891

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    Source Information
    Washington State Missing Persons Search
    KATU News
    The Idaho Spokesman-Review
    The Daily News
    Unsolved in the News

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 16, 2009; casefile added.

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