Daniel Ray Turpin

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Above: Turpin, circa 1989

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 28, 1989 from Lakewood, Washington
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 16, 1962
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 160 - 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Turpin has a beard and mustache. He wears eyeglasses.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Turpin was last seen in Lakewood, Washington on July 28, 1989. He had left the Air Force and was living temporarily with his sister at the time of his disappearance. He has never been heard from again. Authorities believe Turpin may have drowned attempting to swim across American Lake, but this has not been confirmed. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pierce County Sheriff Department
    253-798-7555

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 20, 2010; casefile added.

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