Douglas Kimberly Armstrong

Above: Armstrong, circa 1975


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 1, 1975 from Palo Alto, California
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 24, 1955
  • Age: 19 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Armstrong may have a mustache, beard or a goatee. He wears eyeglasses with black plastic frames. His nickname is Kim.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A long-sleeved lavender, blue and white-striped shirt, a brown corduroy three-quarter length coat, blue jeans and size 9 shoes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Armstrong resided with his parents in Palo Alto, California in 1975. He walked away from their house in the 4300 block of Miranda Avenue on April 1, 1975 and did not return. Armstrong has never been heard from again. His family stated that it is uncharacteristic of him to not contact any of his loved ones.

    Armstrong graduated from Henry M. Gunn High School in 1973. Some reports state that he disappeared while driving to school on the eastern seaboard of the United States. After his disappearance there were tips that he was in prison in Mexico under an assumed name, but this has never been verified and his case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Palo Alto Police Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    Gunn Class of 1973 Memorials


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 7, 2015; details of disappearance updated.

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