Duy Quang Phan

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Top Row and Bottom Left and Center: Duy, circa 1992;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 35 (circa 2009)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 17, 1992 from Half Moon Bay, California
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 19, 1974
  • Age: 17 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3 - 5'4, 115 - 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian male. Black hair, black eyes. Some agencies spell Duy's middle name "Tuang." He is of Vietnamese descent.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Black swimming trunks.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Duy was last seen in Half Moon Bay, California on April 17, 1992. He left his San Jose, California residence with friends that morning to go swimming at Bean Hollow State Beach near Pigeon Point. He was caught in an undertow and swept out to sea at approximately 4:00 p.m. Authorities did an extensive search of the ocean but turned up no sign of Duy. He is presumed drowned but continues to be classified as a missing person.


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

    San Jose Police Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Doe Network
    The San Jose Mercury News
    The Polly Klaas Foundation


    Updated 7 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 6, 2010; two pictures and clothing/jewelry description added.

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