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Case File: David Robert Sampson - 4774DMWA

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David Robert Sampson

  • Case Classification: Missing
  • Missing Since: March 1, 1977
  • Location Last Seen: Seattle, King County, Washington
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: May 17, 1955
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 21
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 72 inches
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): None
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Small moles on upper lip and chin.
  • Dentals: Available
  • Fingerprints: Unavailable
  • DNA: Available
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue Jeans, dark blue or green ski jacket, hiking boots.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Packboard with green pack and light blue sleeping bag; extensive survival gear, bible and religious materials. No money or identification.
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    Abruptly left the University of Washington in 1977 with evidence of personality change associated with religious conversion. No contact with family.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: King County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Address: 516 3rd Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98104
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Thomas Jensen
  • Agency Phone Number: 206-205-3432
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 84-195323
  • NamUs Case Number: MP #14272
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Washington State Missing Persons

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    Last Updated: 09/11/2013 - By: DZ

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