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5044DMWA - Benjamin Logan Bullitt


Name: Benjamin Logan Bullitt
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: November 25, 1981
Location Last Seen: Seattle, King County, Washington

Physical Description

Date of Birth: February 22, 1957
Age: 24 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 143 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Nickname/Alias: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances 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.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Seattle Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Tanya Kinney
Agency Phone Number: 206-684-5582
Agency E-Mail: [email protected]
Agency Case Number: 81-488593

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 31388

Information Source(s)

North American Missing Persons Network
Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

Admin Notes

Added: 11/29/2016; Last Updated: 11/29/2016

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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