Alyos Jakob Krost

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Above Images: Krost, circa 2013

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 1, 2013 from San Bernardino County, California
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: February 7, 1951
  • Age: 62 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Krost may spell his first name "Alois" or "Alyof."
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A long-sleeved light blue button-down shirt, dark blue jeans and lightweight hiking shoes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Krost was last seen hiking on the Pinnacle Trail in the Lake Arrowhead area of San Bernardino County, California on October 1, 2013. He is a professor at the University of Magdeburg in Germany and was in the United States at a conference when he vanished. Krost got separated from his hiking companions at approximately 5:45 p.m. and vanished. He's an experienced hiker and hunter, but he wasn't carrying any hiking equipment at the time he was last seen. He has never been heard from again and an extensive search turned up no sign of him. Krost is presumed to have been lost in the wilderness.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
    909-336-0600

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    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    NamUs
    The San Bernardino Sun
    ROTW News
    CBS Los Angeles
    The Los Angeles Times

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 30, 2014; casefile added.

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