Valerie Ann Larkin

Above: Larkin, circa 1985


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February - May 1985 from Needles, California
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: February 15, 1947
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Larkin's teeth are in poor condition. She has a large chip in one of her upper front teeth, as well as a slight overbite.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Larkin left her home and traveled by bus en route to Virginia sometime between February and May in 1985. She was in Needles, California when she called her parents and told them she'd lost her bus ticket. Her parents wired her some money so she could continue her journey. Larkin has never been heard from again. Few details are available in her case.

    Some agencies give the date of Larkin's disappearance as December 31, 1985.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department
    Hesperia Station


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 14, 2011; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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