Sherry Lynn Yates

Above: Yates, circa 1981


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 12, 1981 from Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'1 - 5'2, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Red hair, brown eyes. Yates has a tattoo of a star on her right hand.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gold wedding band, gold chain necklaces and wing-shaped Harley Davidson earrings.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Yates was last seen in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 12, 1981, when she let a female friend out of her car. She has never been heard from again. After her disappearance, her car was found abandoned east of Las Vegas. Few details are available in Yates's case.


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


    Source Information


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 30, 2017; casefile added.

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