Christopher Woitel Wiki
Christopher Woitel Biography
Christopher Woitel, 50-year-old never leaving his home. The last time he was contacted by his mother via social media was a day after the last sighting of him on surveillance video, and he has not been heard from since.
Woitel’s mother reported him missing on January 13. She says there has been no activity on her bank account or credit cards in the last month.
Woitel is seen walking up the stairs to his unit, marking his final sighting from January 8 shows Woitel entering his building at 8.38pm, carrying a bottle on wine in his hand
Woitel’s family, who live in Chicago, have been frustrated by the alleged lack of progress in the search and hired a private investigator, Scott Williams, to look into the case.
Williams was given access to Woitel’s apartment on Guerrero Street in the San Francisco Mission District and found his belongings intact and with no signs of foul play. The search yielded no clues to the man’s whereabouts, Mission Local reported.
According to Williams, the apartment building has a back door, but surveillance video from that area did not show Woitel leaving.
“My instinct is that something bad happened,” Woitel’s sister, Lara Haben, told Mission Local.
Woitel’s brothers had traveled from the Midwest and spent the weekend handing out flyers in the Mission District to raise awareness of their brother’s plight, KPIX reported.
They also shared with the media footage showing Woitel, dressed in a black face covering, a beanie and a tan jacket, walking up the stairs to his unit, with a bottle of wine in his left hand, at 8.38pm on the 8th. from January. , marking the last time he was seen.
In the days leading up to his disappearance, relatives said that Woitel, who has been battling depression, was acting paranoid. He expressed concern that supporters of President Donald Trump are causing riots in San Francisco and told his sister that he was hearing explosions and that he felt “unsafe.”
He also asked Haben for money to replace her lost phone and talked about a planned getaway to the mountains.
Family and friends have described Woitel as a caring and generous man known for bringing food and opening his home to unlucky people, including some of San Francisco’s many homeless people.
Woitel communicated with his mother on January 9 and has not been heard from since; his bank account and credit cards have not been used
“ It was always a bit worrying, and he really didn’t like talking to me too much about it because I would always say, ‘What are you doing, why are you doing that?’ Her friend Jennifer Berg told the San Francisco. Examiner.
Williams, the private investigator, told Mission Local that he has located a homeless man believed to be among the last people to visit Woitel at his apartment prior to his mysterious disappearance.
The man, who goes by the nickname ‘Bood’, was allegedly found in possession of Woitel’s cell phone, which he said the computer programmer had sold it for $ 100.
According to Williams, the man claimed to have psychic abilities and told him that Woitel had been “shot in the head and wrapped in plastic” during a robbery by a group of men before his body was dumped in San Francisco Bay.
“It is clear that [the man] suffers from a mental illness and as such he could be delusional,” said the researcher.
It was said that Woitel was in love with Bood and that he would spend his money on whatever he wanted. According to a friend, Woitel allowed the homeless man to stay in his apartment and paid his phone bills.
Woitel’s siblings, including sisters Kathy Flynn (left) and Lara Haben (right) had traveled from the Midwest this weekend to pass out fliers in the Mission District
Two days before Woitel disappeared, surveillance video inside his building captured Bood entering his apartment and leaving the next morning.
On the eve of Woitel’s disappearance, he sent Bood an angry and insulting message on Facebook, accusing him of using his social media account to ‘harass people’.
‘Fucking idiot!’ Woitel reportedly wrote to Bood. ‘DONE. THAT’S. ENOUGH. You are on your own. You are too much trouble … Don’t ever come here again!
Woitel’s friend speculated that Bood was unlikely to harm the man because he has trouble walking due to a leg injury.
Woitel’s neighbor also revealed to the Mission Local that the programmer has been trying to avoid two friends, whom he described as’ thugs from the underworld, ‘raising the possibility that the 50-year-old has escaped and is’ in hiding. ‘.
Woitel is described as a white male, who is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.