Kayoko Tomoikari

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Above: Tomoikari, circa 2003

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 8, 2003 from Menlo Park, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: April 27, 1962
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian (Japanese) female. Black hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gray wool coat, a gold cross with a chain, and brown Reebok sneakers.
  • Medical Conditions: Tomoikari was depressed at the time of her disappearance and may have been suicidal. She was taking medication for her condition.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Tomoikari was last seen in Menlo Park, California on January 8, 2003. On January 10, two days after her disappearance, her red 1996 Toyota Corolla was found abandoned in the parking lot of the San Francisco Presidio, less than half a mile from the Golden Gate Bridge. Inside the vehicle was a note suggesting that Tomoikari may have taken her own life. Authorities searched the Presidio and Golden Gate Bridge areas but found no sign of Tomoikari or her remains.

    Tomoikari's case remains unsolved. It is not clear whether she committed suicide, or if other factors were involved in her disappearance.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Menlo Park Police Department
    650-858-3317

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    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    Menlo Park Police Press Center

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