Diana Leigh Avera

Avera, circa 1982

  • Missing Since 05/28/1982
  • Missing From Mount Vernon, Alabama
  • Classification Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race White
  • Age 22 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'0 - 5'3, 100 - 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Blonde hair, hazel eyes. Avera has a scar on her right thigh.

Details of Disappearance

Avera was arrested on May 21, 1982, and transferred to Searcy Hospital in Mount Vernon, Alabama. The last time anyone saw her was on May 28. She has never been heard from again. Her family believed either the hospital or law enforcement personnel had filed a missing persons report and that the matter was being investigated; they later learned this wasn't the case. Few details are available in her disappearance, which remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Mobile County Sheriff's Office 251-581-1181

Source Information

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated August 29, 2020; casefile added.