Richard Antoine Keppi
Keppi, approximately 2008
Date reported missing : 03/26/2008
Missing location (approx) :
Santa Barbara, California
Missing classification : Lost/Injured Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 05/04/1982 (39)
Age at the time of disappearance: 25 years old
Height / Weight : 6'2, 170 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Keppi was last seen at 6:30 p.m. on March 26, 2008. He went sailing with his brother off Leadbetter Beach in Santa Barbara, California. Their catamaran overturned due to high winds. His brother was rescued, but Keppi disappeared and has never been seen again. An extensive search of the water turned up no sign of him.
Keppi was a student at Santa Barbara City College at the time of his disappearance. He is presumed lost at sea.
Other information and links : ncy
Santa Barbara Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
California Attorney General's Office
The Santa Barbara Independent
October 12, 2004. September 26, 2008; .
Interactive Missing Person Search Map