Linda H. Peterson

Above: Peterson, circa 1978


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 16, 1978 from Murray, Utah
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: March 2, 1949
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, green eyes. Peterson wears eyeglasses. Her ears are pierced and she has scar tissue on the inside of her mouth. She may use the last names Gustke and/or Hanoian.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: An orange maternity top and blue jeans.
  • Medical Conditions: Peterson was approximately five months pregnant at the time of her disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Peterson was last seen in Murray, Utah on September 16, 1978. She stopped by her husband's workplace to tell him she was going to Kentucky. She has never been heard from again. Her husband reported her missing two weeks later, on September 30. Few details are available in Peterson's case.


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



    Source Information
    Utah Department of Public Safety


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 6, 2011; casefile added.

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