Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Bechtel was last seen in the company of his friend Erin Foster, who is also missing. They visited a mutual friend that day, then left the friend's house in Foster's black two-door 1998 Pontiac Grand Am. Witnesses saw Bechtel and Foster in the car outside of Sparta, Tennesee at approximately 10:00 p.m. on April 3, 2000. The car has never been found either.
Bechtel worked at the Sparta Burger King while he attended high school. Erin also worked at a nearby restaurant. They never picked up their checks.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
White County Sheriff's Office
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children