MP of the week: Eric Apatiki

This week’s featured MP is Eric M. Apatiki, a young man who disappeared from Nome, Alaska on October 5, 2004 — my birthday, and one week before the Charley Project’s grand opening. I don’t have much on Apatiki’s disappearance, although he did leave behind a pregnant girlfriend.

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3 thoughts on “MP of the week: Eric Apatiki

  1. Ilya February 17, 2015 / 11:37 am

    I was just reading about Israel Keyes – the guy had some secrets that he took to grave with him.

    Makes me wonder if this guy could’ve been one of his victims.

  2. Justin February 17, 2015 / 2:36 pm

    Northern Alaska above the Arctic Circle is one of the harshest environments in the world. It eats even experienced native hunters and people schooled in wilderness survival with ease. I have no way of knowing what actually happened, but when I saw that he went missing from Nome in the winter no less, my first reaction was that Mother Nature took him out.

    I would have liked to have known what kind of transportation he was using for his trip to visit his girlfriend. If he was walking…

    • Meaghan March 7, 2015 / 10:23 am

      Recently I read that, in proportion to the population, Alaska has more missing people than any state except Arizona.

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