Cheryl Lynn Valenti

Above: Valenti, circa 1997


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 23, 1997 from Vancouver, Washington
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 11, 1964
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Valenti's ears are pierced. She may use the last name Wilson.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Valenti was last seen in Vancouver, Washington on November 23, 1997. She left her home driving her live-in boyfriend's 1973 Ford pickup truck. Valenti was scheduled to appear at a child custody hearing in the Tri-Cities area on November 24. She never arrived and has never been heard from again. Her boyfriend reported her as a missing person on November 26.

    On December 2, the truck Valenti had been driving was found abandoned in Skamania County, Washington on Forest Service Road #30. This area is very remote and the road had been closed due to snowy conditions. Valenti's purse and identification were inside the vehicle, but there was no indication of her whereabouts. Her case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    Vancouver Police Department
    Washington State Missing Persons


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 17, 2010; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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