Missing Person


June 23, 1997
San Francisco, California


Photograph of Kristen Modafferi Photograph of Kristen Modafferi Photograph of Kristen Modafferi


Date of Birth: June 1, 1979 Place of Birth: Danbury, Connecticut
Sex: Female Hair: Dark Brown - Shoulder Length
Height: 5'6" Eyes: Brown
Weight: 140 pounds Race: White


Kristen Modafferi was last seen on the afternoon of June 23, 1997, at the coffee shop where she was working in the Crocker Galleria Mall in San Francisco, California. The then eighteen-year-old had completed her freshman year of college in North Carolina and had recently moved to the San Francisco area to attend summer school at the University of California at Berkeley. She was living in Oakland. She has not been seen or heard from since.


Kristen Modafferi has distinctive dimples on her face. She likes photography, painting, and other creative activities. She was not known to own any vehicles and generally used public transportation. She may have been carrying a green Jansport brand backpack with a black mesh pocket in the front.

Individuals with information concerning this case should take no action themselves, but instead immediately contact the nearest FBI Office or local law enforcement agency. For any possible sighting outside the United States, contact the nearest United States Embassy or Consulate.

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