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Personal Information

Photo
Surname
Coop
Given Name
Peter Douglas
Alternative Name
Photo After Aging (Age Progression)
Link to Photo (URL)
www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/styles/missing_persons_200/public/missing_persons/2013_01/coop_casual_photo_1_colour.jpg

Demographics

Date of Birth
March 19, 1961
Age
28
Age Group
20s
Gender
Male
Hair Color
Dark Hair
Eye Color
Blue
Height (ft'in")
6'3"
Height (cm)
191
Weight (lbs)
Weight (kg)
0
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Distinguishing Characteristics
Photo of Distinguishing Feature
Medical
Physical Abnormality
Tattoos
Scars & Other Marks
Piercings
Shoe Size
Nationality
New Zealand
Languages Spoken

Disappearance

In-Depth Case Overview:
Peter Douglas Coop
Map of Key Locations
Clothing (Key Word)
Shoes: Sneakers, Tracksuit
Clothing (Full Description)
May have been wearing a tracksuit and running shoes (they were missing from his room)
Photo of Clothing or Accessories
Possessions / Accessories
Date of Disappearance
June 4, 1989
Address
Hostel
Country
New Zealand
Province or State
Otago
City
Dunedin
Postal Code
Taken From (Location)
Circumstances
Vehicle
Yellow Lada Niva 4x4. *This is just a possible sighting / unconfirmed. An old classmate of Peter's thought they saw him with a woman and two children in New South Wales, Australia in 1997 in this vehicle.
License Plate
Photo of Vehicle
Peter Coop, Lada Niva, Yellow
Suspect
Suspect Description
Photo of Suspect
Status
Missing
Remains Were Recovered
Recovery of Remains
Latitude
-45.8828
Longitude
170.3254

Further Details

Notes
Was purportedly witnessed on June 4 at Invercargill Airport. He arrived in Dunedin at his hostel and phoned his wife on June 5. He was in Dunedin to attend a month-long medical lecture, but failed to appear for the first class on June 6. Possibly was sighted driving a yellow Lada Niva (1990s) in New South Wales, Australia in 1997, accompanied by a woman and two children. Possibly sighted by his mother in 2003 in Nelson, New Zealand accompanied by a young boy.
See Also
Contact Agency
Contact Police (Email)
Contact Police (Phone)
Contact Police (Local)
Contact Police (Website)
www.police.govt.nz/105support
Alternative Contact
Crime Stoppers: https://www.crimestoppers-nz.org/report
Notice URL
www.police.govt.nz/missing-persons/listings/peter-douglas-coop
Poster(s)
Peter Douglas Coop, Male, 28, Dark Hair, Blue Eyes, 6'3" Peter Douglas Coop, Male, 28, Dark Hair, Blue Eyes, 6'3"
Other Photos
Peter Douglas Coop, Male, 28, Dark Hair, Blue Eyes, 6'3" Peter Douglas Coop, Male, 28, Dark Hair, Blue Eyes, 6'3" Peter Douglas Coop, Male, 28, Dark Hair, Blue Eyes, 6'3"
Case File Photos