Richard Antoine Keppi

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Above Images: Keppi, circa 2008


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 26, 2008 from Santa Barbara, California
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 4, 1982
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'2, 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Keppi was last seen at 6:30 p.m. on March 26, 2008. He went sailing with his brother off Leadbetter Beach in Santa Barbara, California. Their catamaran overturned due to high winds. Keppi's brother was rescued, but Keppi disappeared and has never been seen again. An extensive search of the water turned up no sign of him.

    Keppi was a student at Santa Barbara City College at the time of his disappearance. He is presumed lost at sea.


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    KEYT 3
    The Santa Barbara Independent


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 26, 2008; casefile added.

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