North American Missing Persons Network
John Pavlat

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Above Images:Pavlat, circa 2002

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 24, 2002 from San Francisco, California
  • Classification: Catastrophe
  • Date Of Birth: May 22, 1968
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Weight: 145 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Medical Conditions: Pavlat was depressed and suicidal at
    the time of his disappearance, due to headaches and pains in his
    neck and shoulders from injuries sustained from a bicycle accident
    suffered in 1995.

  • Details of Disappearance
    Pavlat was last seen at 5:15 p.m. on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, on Christmas Eve, 2002. He exited his vehicle and jumped over the rail. He had left an email suicide note behind for some of his friends. Pavlat is presumed to have died in the fall, but his body was never found so technically he is still a missing person.

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

    Source Information
    California Department of Justice