This case is being listed as connected to the associated locational data based on this person's last known location, general direction of travel, and nature of commute (running). While it should not taken as fact, it is possible that the screams for help coming from the Canyon in this area are those of Philip Kreycik. We will continue following this case for updates and will adjust this case file accordingly.
Kreycik went for a 6- to 8-mile run Saturday morning, July 10, 2021, in the park and left his wallet and phone inside his car, McClatchy News previously reported. He didn’t return home.
Kreycik’s wife phoned police hours after Kreycik was supposed to come back, KRON4 reported.
Pleasanton police said they were worried because temperatures reached triple digits on Saturday and search teams, including scent hounds, were called to look for Kreycik, according to NBC Bay Area.
One of the dogs found Kreycik’s scent and followed it from his car to the trail but lost track, the station reported.
Kreycik has been described as an “endurance athlete” in “top physical condition” who is used to “rural terrain and outdoor environments,” Alameda County Sheriff’s officials said in a Facebook post. Temperatures reached 106 degrees Saturday but they weren’t “a deterrent” for Kreycik who “thrives in extreme environments,” authorities said.
More than 100 search-and-rescue members have looked for Kreycik over the past four days and drones, dogs, helicopters and an airplane with thermal imagery have also been used, officials said.
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37 years old
Sexual Orientation: HETEROSEXUAL
Classification: WALKER / RUNNER / JOGGER
Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
Suspected Suicide: Unknown / Undisclosed
Cause of Death: Undetermined / Unreleased
Reported missing on July 10, 2021 - 571 days, 8 hours, 48 minutes ago
Found on August 3, 2021 - 546 days, 20 hours, 48 minutes ago
This case file was posted on
Jul 19, 2021 at 20:04
This case file was last modified on
Aug 04, 2021 at 18:09
This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 5412
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