Ronald Dean La Valley

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Above Images: La Valley, circa 1988


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: 1988 from Santa Cruz County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 2, 1968
  • Age: 20 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. La Valley's nickname is Ronnie.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Ronald was last seen by a relative in the San Lorenzo Valley in Santa Cruz County sometime in 1988. It's possible he traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada after that, but police were unable to prove this. He has never been heard from again. He was reported missing by his roommates. La Valley is missing under suspicious circumstances and foul play is suspected in his case. His father believes he was murdered, but his remains have not been found and his case is unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Santa Cruz Sentinel
    The Missing Children Center of Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay Area
    Pinterest Account for the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 26, 2015; date of disappearance corrected, details of disappearance updated.

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