Johanna Catherine Brighton

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Above: Brighton, circa 1981

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 25, 1981 from Los Angeles, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 30, 1943
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, green eyes. Brighton previously fractured her right wrist; the injury had healed by the time of her disappearance. Her birth name was Catherine Crawford and she went by the nickname Kay; she changed her name in 1968 for career reasons.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Brighton was last seen in Los Angeles, California on February 25, 1981. She has never been heard from again. Brighton was working as a model at the time of her disappearance, and left behind a young son. She was born in Arkansas and attended the University of Arizona. Few details are available in her case. She is missing under suspicious circumstances.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles Police Department
    213-485-5381

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    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    Whereabouts Still Unknown

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 16, 2015; distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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