Missing since November 26, 1982 from Los Padres National Forest, Ventura County, California.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Peter was last seen on November 26, 1982 hiking around the vicinity of Los Padres National Forest. His father had dropped him off at the end of Toland Road, northeast of Santa Paula, around noon.
Volunteer sheriff's search and rescue teams spent eight days looking for Laan and then, conceding there was very little chance he still could be alive, ended the search.
Investigators Ventura County Sheriff's Office
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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Agency Case Number: 82-23507
NCIC Number: M-432843955 Source Information: Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index
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California Department of Justice
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