Audrey Eileen Dill

Above: Dill, circa 1978


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 18, 1978 from Burlington, Iowa
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: April 8, 1946
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 110 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, blue eyes. Dill's maiden name is Watson. She goes by her middle name, Eileen, or use the surname Higdon.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blouse and blue jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Dill was reported missing in Burlington, Iowa on August 18, 1978. She has never been heard from again. Dill has two brothers and three sisters. One of her sisters died in infancy before Dill disappeared, and her father and two of her other siblings have died in the years since then. She was declared legally dead after her disappearance; the date of presumptive death was given as August 15, 1978. Authorities believe she may have been taken against her will, but few details are available in her case.


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


    Source Information
    Iowa Missing Person Information Clearinghouse
    Iowa Cold Cases


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 22, 2016; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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