Lydia Ann Perkins

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Top Row and Bottom Left and Center: Lydia, circa 1997;
Bottom Right: Age-progression at age 30 (circa 2012)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 26, 1997 from Lexington, Kentucky
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 21, 1982
  • Age: 14 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'11, 90 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Red hair, hazel eyes. Lydia has a brown circular birthmark on the right side of her neck, as shown in the photograph above. She has scars on her right eyebrow and in the center of her forehead, and her ears are pierced. Lydia may dye her hair bright red, brown or black. She may be using the last name Moberly.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Lydia's family last saw her at her parents' Lexington, Kentucky home at 1:00 p.m. on October 26, 1997. A neighbor saw her walking away from her boyfriend's house on Londonderry Road between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. She was evidently en route to her family's home on Rugby Road and was seen where Rugby Road intersects with Piccadilly Street. She has never been heard from again. Her family reported her missing several hours later.

    Lydia was born six weeks premature and her twin sister died at birth. She has one younger brother. Because she had a history of leaving home without permission, even though she rarely left her neighborhood, for the first two years after her disappearance Lydia was considered a runaway. Her case is now classified as an endangered missing person. The exact circumstances surrounding her disappearance are unclear and her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Lexington-Fayette Urban County Division Of Police
    606-258-3600

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    NamUs
    Bluegrass Crime Stoppers
    LEX 18
    WKYT
    Peter Henderson Jr.

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    Updated 9 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 3, 2016; distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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