Brian Scott Hotchkiss
19 Years Old

May 1, 1970 to June 25, 1989

Brian was a very compassionate and kind person. He would take food from the cabinets to give to people who he felt needed it.

Brian loved Boy Scouts, camping, going-out with friends, baseball and basketball.

At the time of Brian’s death, he was a Stockroom Supervisor at Pier One Imports.

Brian had been out of high school for a year and was planning to further his education.


Brian was robbed and bludgeoned-to-death by an acquaintance.

Brian was murdered because he would not give this person money for gas. Brian only had a few dollars in his wallet.

Brian was left to die in a parking lot.

The murderer, Paul Watterson, was convicted of Manslaughter. He was sentenced to 15 to 20 years.

As of March 2000, Watterson remained in prison.

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Brian Hotchkiss