Yesterday we reported that Star Trek’s Walter Koenig’s son Andrew has been missing for a week, last seen visiting friends in Vancouver, Canada. This missing person story has had a lot of coverage over the last day, including Walter going on TV, but so far there is no word on where Andrew is. See below for the latest, including video of Walter Koenig talking about his missing son.
[UPDATE: Police ‘inundated’ with sightings]
Walter Koenig talks about sons disappearance
Walter Koenig has appeared on the local ABC news in Los Angeles to talk about the disappearance and how his son has recently been depressed. The report also has more information on how Andrew moved out of his apartment in Los Angeles before going up to Vancouver.
Getting the word out
Andrew Koenig’s dissapearance continues to be widely covered by the entertainment and mainstream press both the the US and Canada. Many celebrity like Sarah Silverman, Alyssa Milano, Felicia Day, Hal Sparks, Alyson Hannigan have been reaching out via their websites, Facebook pages and Twitter spread the word. Koenig’s former Growing Pains co-star Kirk Cameron has also issued a statement saying he was "Very concerned" and was "praying for his family during this time of distress and for his safe return"
Posters are also being put up in the Vancouver area, however the CBC reports that police are finding it difficult to get the word out in the local media due to all the coverage of the Winter Olympics.
UPDATE: Police say Tips coming in
TMZ is reporting that the Vancouver Police have been "inundated" with sightings from around the area, however so far none are confirmed.
UPDATE 2: Believed to be ‘laying low’ – moved to Vancouver to start over
Rader is reporting that the Vancouver Police have tracked usage of Koenig’s ATM card and phone and believe he is "just lying low in Vancouver". And another TMZ report quotes a friend of Koenig’s who says that Koenig told him he was moving back to Vancouver to "start over."
Missing poster for Koenig
The latest info – how you can help
Andrew Koenig was last seen on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Andrew Koenig never boarded his flight back to the US, on 2/16 and he hasn’t heard from since.
Andrew was last seen at a bakery in the Stanley Park area of Vancouver. He is 5’5" tall, and weights 135 pounds.
If you’ve seen Andrew since February 14th, PLEASE contact Detective Raymond Payette of the Vancouver PD at 604-717-2534. Refer to case #202029519.
For more info visit http://www.walterkoenigsite.com/
Andrew with hair pulled back
(he may have cut his hair)