Dena Viola McHan

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Above Images: McHan, circa 1981


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 7, 1981 from Stockton, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 23, 1962
  • Age: 18 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, green eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A thick white sweater, Jordache jeans three sizes too large for her, nylon stockings, and open-toed heeled shoes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    McHan was last seen in Stockton, California on June 7, 1981. She was on her way home from visiting friends in Sacramento, California when she stopped at a gas station to get fuel for her car, a canary-yellow 1974 Toyota with a black vinyl top. The attendant at the gas station noticed two men harassing McHan, and asked if she needed help. She told the attendant she would be fine. She has never been heard from again and her car has never been located.

    McHan was a student at San Joaquin Delta College at the time of her disappearance. She is missing under suspicious circumstances and foul play is suspected.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Stockton Police Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Doe Network
    The Stockton Record
    CBS 13


    Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 17, 2012; clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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