Brenda Lee Bridges

Above: Bridges, circa 1997


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 16, 1997 from Tampa, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 19, 1967
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 135 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Bridges may use the last names Lester and/or Shaw. She has a scar on her abdomen.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Bridges was last seen getting into a white van at Nebraska Avenue and Skipper Road in Tampa, Florida on August 16, 1997. She has never been heard from again.

    Bridges worked for a cleaning service at the time of her disappearance, and lived in an apartment in the 14000 block of Carmen Court. She had dropped out of sight for days at a time before, but she's never been gone for this long before, and she always kept in touch with her two children. Few details are available in her case.


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


    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    The Tampa Tribune


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 9, 2013; casefile added.

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