23 year old Shawn Dickerson was last seen in San Francisco, California on December 2, 2011. He disappeared after leaving his house, telling his roommates he was late for work.


Shawn Tyler Dickerson was born on November 11, 1988, in Ceres, California, to mother Trisha Brucker. When he was two years old, his father died in a motorcycle accident. Dickerson attended Modesto High School. After graduation, he relocated to San Francisco, where he frequently rented or crashed at his friends’ apartments.

Dickerson moved into an apartment on 22nd and Bartlett Street in 2011, sharing a room with five other people, including Anjul Droll, a close friend he dated for two years in high school.

About a month before his disappearance, Dickerson began working at Rolo, a men’s clothing store on Market Street in San Francisco, California. He was reportedly saving money to move to New York with Droll, where he had previously visited in the summer of 2010.

Dickerson was a keyboard player in Feie, a local band that performed around town.

Details of Disappearance

Dickerson began working at Rolo’s on December 1, 2011, and later met with his boss for a performance evaluation. He got his pay in cash because he didn’t have a bank account.

Dickerson went to lunch at the store and returned home around 1:00 p.m. When he did not return to finish his shift later that afternoon, his boss became concerned. As a result, he left several unanswered phone messages.

Dickerson finally responded to apologize at 11:30 p.m., but his boss informed him that he would be fired if he could not be relied on to return to work. He stayed up until 4:00 a.m. talking with two of his roommates after the call with his boss.

On December 2, 2011, Dickerson awoke at 11:00 a.m. and quickly left, telling his roommates he was running late for work. At 11:30 a.m., he was last seen leaving his apartment on Bartlett and 22nd Street.

Dickerson failed to appear for work that day and has not been heard from since.

On December 6, 2011, after his friends and family were unable to contact him, they filed a missing persons report with the San Francisco Police Department.

Investigation of Case

Authorities discovered that on the day of his disappearance, Dickerson went for a walk instead of going to work, taking photos with his smartphone of his feet, the Bay, and a meal he had.

At 4:02 p.m., Dickerson posted sixteen photos to his Facebook page. Before going missing, he changed his name to Klaus Agnes, after two artists he admires.

Dickerson left everything he owned inside his room, including his clothes, sunglasses, and an extra set of keys. He had misplaced his identification a month before going missing.

There has been no activity on his phone or social media since his disappearance. Dickerson called a neighbor who lived nearby as he walked back to his apartment around 1:14 a.m. on the day he went missing.

Dickerson was never diagnosed with a mental disorder, but his family and friends reported that he had a tendency to disconnect from reality and might have autism or Asperger’s syndrome.


There was no evidence, means, or motive for foul play in Shawn Dickerson’s disappearance, according to police. He is considered a voluntarily missing adult.

Shawn Dickerson’s disappearance remains unsolved, and his case is currently classified as missing. His case is still unsolved.

Investigating Agency

If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Shawn Tyler Dickerson please contact the San Francisco Police Department at (415) 558-5508.

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