Luther Valentine Smith

Above: Smith, circa 1991


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 4, 1991 from Phoenix, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 55 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 230 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Sandy gray hair, brown eyes. Smith may use the first name Al or the initials L.V.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Smith was last seen in the vicinity of east Indian School Road and north 20th Street in Phoenix, Arizona on the afternoon of July 4, 1991. He was driving a green 1977 Volkswagen Rabbit with the Arizona license plate number GXT001 at the time. He has never been heard from again and his vehicle is also missing. The day of his disappearance, Smith's girlfriend got a phone call from her ex-boyfriend, who said he "got" Smith. Foul play is suspected in Smith's case, but it remains unsolved.


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



    Source Information
    Phoenix Police Department


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 26, 2009; casefile added.

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