Adelaida Vargas

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Above Images: Vargas, circa 1980


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 31, 1980 from Miami, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: March 13, 1936
  • Age: 42 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Vargas has scars behind her ears from plastic surgery. Her nicknames are Lala and Lalin.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black blouse, a rust-colored jacket, green slacks, rust-colored wooden shoes and a Cartier watch with a black band.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Vargas was last seen in Miami, Florida on January 31, 1980. She called her daughter in a state of hysteria and said she had to leave because the family was in danger. She then left her residence and never returned. The circumstances of Vargas's disappearance are unclear; she has never been heard from again.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Miami-Dade City Police Department


    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 14, 2013; casefile added.

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