Christoph Zahn
North American Missing Persons Network
Christoph Zahn

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 28, 1992 from Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 21
  • Height: 6'0-6'2"
  • Weight: 160-170 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Light brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scar on his chin.
    Swiss citizen. Spoke English with a slight German accent.
  • Clothing: A turquoise cap and blue jeans.
  • AKA: Chris

  • Details of Disappearance
    Chistoph "Chris" Zahn, was last heard from on April 28, 1992, while he was visiting Atlanta. On April 27, 1992, Zahn had taken an overnight bus from Jacksonville, Florida, to Atlanta and checked into a hotel across the street from the bus station. Zahn was last heard from at 4:15pm on April 28, 1992, when he placed a call to his travel agent in Orange County, Florida, from a telephone at the Denny’s Restaurant on Mountain Industrial Boulevard in Tucker, Georgia.

    Between April 30 and May 11, Zahn's credit card was used 31 times in the Atlanta area, including Cobb & Carroll Counties.

    Arrested and convicted in connection with these fraudulent credit card transactions was Harry Eugene Hale, a 47 year old white male who lived & worked in the Austell area from May through October of 1992. Hale is 6'1", 185 lbs. with thin, graying brown hair and green eyes. Hale has homes in Kentucky and Florida.

    He was arrested in Miami, Florida on Carroll & Cobb County warrants on forgery related charges for using Zahn's credit cards. At the time of Zahn's disappearance, Hale drove a 1993 red Ford Probe with Ga. Tags. Police suspect foul play was involved.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Georgia Bureau of Investigation

    Source Information
    Georgia Bureau of Investigation