Angelo Nicola Gatti Jr.
North American Missing Persons Network
Angelo Nicola Gatti Jr.

Above Images: Gatti

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 13, 1974 from Newport Beach, Orange County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 19, 1952
  • Age: 21
  • Height: 5'2"
  • Weight: 120 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Reddish Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Mole on his chest located by the navel.
    Reddish brown beard.
  • Medical Conditions: Angelo may be depressed.
  • Clothing: A white t-shirt, cutoff corduroy pants and a white Yamaha jacket,
    Yellow and tan work boots. he was carrying a .22 caliber Smith and Wesson revolver,
    sleeping bag.
  • AKA: Nick
  • Case Number: 504450

  • Details of Disappearance
    Angelo was last seen July 13, 1974 in Newport Beach, CA. Angelo Gatti was last seen July 13, 1974 at 19:00 at San Juan Hot Springs (Cleveland National Forest) off Ortega Highway. He had been driven to the area and dropped off by family members. He is an avid hiker and enjoys living in the wilderness. He planned to live off of the land in the Cleveland National Forest.

    According to the Gatti family, Nick was in a depressed mood and was overly concerned with the environment. They believed that he would only be camping for a couple of weeks but after not contacting anyone for several months they became concerned and decided to report him missing.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Orange County Sheriffs Department
    (714) 647-7000

    Source Information
    CA DOJ