Man who disappeared while getting car emissions testing done found dead, police say

ATLANTA — UPDATE: Nicholas Bachhuber, 33, was found dead, according to Atlanta police

Atlanta police are searching for a man they say disappeared while getting his car tested for emissions over the weekend.

Officers say Nicholas Bachhuber, 33, was last seen at his southwest Atlanta home on Sunday afternoon when he told his wife that he was heading to get an emissions test.

Bachhuber’s wife told police that she spoke to him less than an hour-and-a-half after he left their home and he told her that he was on his way home. She told officers that he never arrived.

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He is described as being 5 feet, eight inches tall and approximately 170 pounds. Police say he was last seen wearing a black windbreaker, black shorts and black New Balance sneakers.

Bachhuber was driving a white 2005 Toyota 4Runner with Georgia license plate TCX0369.


Investigators say he has been diagnosed with depression.

Anyone who knows where Bachhuber may be should call police.

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