Randy R. Sitter

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Above: Sitter, circa 2007

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 19, 2007 from Bellingham, Washington
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: February 16, 1961
  • Age: 46 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 200 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, green eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Sitter was last seen on September 19, 2007. He left his home in British Columbia and traveled to Chuckanut Bay, south of Bellingham, Washington, to go kayaking for the day. He has never been heard from again. Sitter's yellow inflatable kayak was found on the shore of Lummi Island. A life jacket was attached to it, and Sitter's keys and wallet were in the life jacket's pocket. A bag full of food and personal items that Sitter had taken with him on the kayak, however, was missing. An extensive search turned up no sign of him.

    Sitter was a professor of statistics and actuarial science at Simon Fraser University at the time of his disappearance. He got bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of British Columbia, and a Ph.D from the University of Waterloo. He is presumed to be lost at sea. Washington police are investigating his disappearance.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Bellingham Police Department
    360-778-8700

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    Source Information
    Washington State Missing Persons Search
    The Province

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 15, 2010; casefile added.

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