Gary S. Bell

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Above Images: Bell, circa 1983


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 2, 1983 from Tacoma, Washington
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 22, 1949
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Bell has a round birthmark or scar on the top of his right wrist. He wears prescription eyeglasses with plastic frames.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Bell was last seen in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 1983. At the time of his disappearance, he was living in Spokane, Washington with his wife of one month and working for a carnival called Rainier Shows. He lived in a 1974 Ford Econoline van with the Washington license plate number EQA-043.

    Bell left Spokane for Tacoma on the day of his disappearance, driving the van, to contact his employer regarding a work-related detail in Vancouver, Washington. He spoke to his employer in Tacoma during the early evening hours and was last seen leaving for Vancouver. He never made it to Vancouver and has never been heard from again. His van is also missing.

    The circumstances of Bell's disappearance are unclear. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Spokane County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 17, 2005.

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