Erwin Ernest Bunge
Bunge, approximately 1988
Date reported missing : 10/10/1988
Missing location (approx) :
San Bruno, California
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 09/23/1954 (66)
Age at the time of disappearance: 34 years old
Height / Weight : 5'11, 180 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Hispanic male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Bunge has a four-inch scar on the back of his left hand. He is a native of Nicaragua.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Bunge was last seen in San Bruno, California on October 10, 1988. He was a personal trainer at the time of his disappearance, and had recently returned from the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, where he coached boxer Henry Martinez, who competed for El Salvador.
On the day of his disappearance, Bunge visited his painting contracting business partner. His partner said they spoke for a time and then Bunge left, promising to be back later in the day. He was supposed to meet with a friend at 1:00 p.m. so they could buy some tires in South San Francisco, California, but he never showed up and his friend was unable to reach him. His loved ones reported him missing a few days later.
Bunge's vehicle, a white 1985 Chevrolet Blazer S-10 with the California license plate number 1MOT343, disappeared with him. His case remains unsolved and foul play suspected.
Other information and links : ncy
San Bruno Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
California Attorney General's Office
The Doe Network
The San Francisco Examiner
October 12, 2004. March 14, 2019; Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: and Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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