Patricia Lynn Taylor

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Top Two Rows and Bottom Left and Center: Patricia, circa 1981;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 50 (circa 2015)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 31, 1981 from Owasso, Oklahoma
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 23, 1965
  • Age: 15 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4 - 5'8, 110 - 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Red hair, hazel eyes. Patricia has a freckled complexion and she wears eyeglasses or contact lenses. Her nicknames are Patsi and Patty. She has a tattoo of the letter S on her right arm.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Patricia was born in California. Some time later, due to problems at home, she went to live with relatives in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Six months later, she was taken to Oklahoma and placed in the care of Oklahoma's Department of Human Services (DHS). Initially she stayed at the Oklahoma Baptist Home for Children's Owasso campus. She was transferred to the Tulsa Girls Group Home in July 1981. Patricia was last seen on August 31, 1981. Authorities classified her as a runaway.

    Patricia left behind a large family, including at least five half-siblings. The Oklahoma DHS closed her case when she turned eighteen, but in 2015, after over 30 years without hearing from Patricia, her family asked the police to open a missing persons case for her. Her disappearance remains unsolved and the circumstances of her case are unclear.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Tulsa Police Department
    918-596-9222

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    NamUs
    Missing Persons of America
    Facebook Page for Patricia Taylor
    Peter Henderson Jr.
    In Search of Patricia Lynn Taylor

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 18, 2016; picture added, date of disappearance, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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