Paul D. Yotter

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Above Images: Yotter, circa 1991


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 21, 1991 from Santa Maria, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: May 11, 1969
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 200 - 225 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Yotter may have a moustache, beard or a goatee. He may wear glasses for distance vision and he may have a tattoo of the letters "XXX" on his left arm.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Possibly a black and red motorcycle suit with a matching Shoei helmet. A photo of Yotter in the suit and helmet is posted below this case summary.
  • Medical Conditions: Yotter may have been suicidal at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Yotter was last seen in Santa Maria, California on December 21, 1991. His employer called his grandmother after Yotter didn't show up for work, and she went to his apartment and found it deserted with a suicide note left behind.

    Yotter disappeared together with his motorcycle, a red and black 1988 Honda with the California license plate number 13D5981, the model number CBR1000F and a red No Fear decal on the fairing. A photo of Yotter on his motorcycle, wearing his motorycle suit and helmet, is posted below this case summary. Neither he nor his motorcycle have ever been seen again. His case remains unsolved.

    Above: Yotter on his motorcycle


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 7, 2015; medical conditions added, details of disappearance updated.

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