Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Benjamin Bullitt, a member of the family that founded KING Broadcasting Company, was missing and presumed drowned in Lake Washington after falling from a 65-foot yacht.
A search for Bullitt began shortly after 1 a.m. when officers received a report that he fell overboard from the yacht Pegasus near Leschi Park. Bullitt, operator of Arlington Antiques in downtown Seattle, had planned to sail the yacht to the Bahamas. Two other people were aboard at the time of the incident. A 29-year-old woman was in the water with Bullitt and was pulled to safety by the third person.
Benjamin was never located.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Seattle Police Department