Bob Sabaratnam

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Above: Sabaratnam, circa 1998


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 27, 1998 from Hawaii County, Hawaii
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 61 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 155 - 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Graying brown hair, blue eyes. Sabaratnam had a goatee at the time of his disappearance. He has a tattoo and a large circular scar on his back. Most or all of Sabaratnam's teeth have been extracted. He is also known as Surya Sabaratnam, Bob Goode, Brock Goode and/or Robert Webb.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black t-shirt, a flannel shirt and white pants.
  • Medical Conditions: Sabaratnam may have been suffering from memory loss at the time of his November 1998 disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Sabaratnam was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a two-car collision in Hawaii County, Hawaii during the morning of November 27, 1998. The accident occurred near mile marker 46 on Saddle Road in Waikiki. Witnesses told authorities that Sabaratnam exited the vehicle shortly after the incident and was last seen walking away from the scene with his dog.

    Sabaratnam has never been heard from again. He was not reported as a missing person until December 1, 1998. An extensive search of the Waikiki area produced no clues as to his whereabouts. Sabaratnam resided in Leilani Estates in Puna, Hawaii in 1998. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hawaii County Police Department
    Kona Criminal Investigation Section



    Source Information
    Hawaii County Police Department
    The Honolulu Star-Bulletin
    North American Missing Persons Network


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 19, 2006; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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