Erwin Ernest Bunge
Bunge, approximate photo date 1988
Missing since: 10/10/1988
San Bruno, California
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Date of Birth: 09/23/1954 (65)
Age at time of disappearance: 34 years old
Height / Weight: 5'11, 180 pounds
Other characteristics: 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.
Details at time of disappearance: 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 case information
Agency in charge: San Bruno Police Department
Other information: California Attorney General's Office
The Doe Network
The San Francisco Examiner
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated March 14, 2019 distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.