Denver Broncos Fan Paul Kitterman Vanished During Game: Family

Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.

Relatives of a Broncos fan who went missing during last week's game are wondering how a man with no known health or personal problems could seem to vanish without a trace. Family and friends of 53-year-old Paul Kitterman have been searching for him since Thursday night's clash with the San Diego Chargers at Denver's Sports Authority Field.

His stepson, Jarod Tonneson, said he has not been seen since he left his seat to meet friends during halftime. Tonneson filed a missing persons report with Denver police, scoured the sprawling stadium, called local hospitals and detox centers and taped fliers around the city. "We just don't know what else to do," Tonneson said. "Paul is a simple guy, he doesn't like technology, he doesn't get into drama. He's just an easygoing guy." Kitterman was not carrying his cellphone or credit cards at the time and had very little cash. He had consumed only four or five beers in the course of a four-hour span, according to Tonneson. "He wouldn't just take off, you know?" Tonneson said. "He wouldn't leave me there." Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson said detectives don't suspect foul play, but he would not elaborate.

Paul Kitterman, 53, was last seen leaving his seat at halftime during Thursday's Denver-San Diego game.Denver Police via AP
- The Associated Press