The Doe Network:
Case File 1191DFCA


Lucinda Lynn Schaefer
Missing since June 24, 1979 from Torrance, Los Angeles County, California.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: July 9, 1962
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 16 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'4"; 115 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Blonde hair; blue eyes.
  • AKA: Cindy
  • Clothing: Dark blue jeans, White blouse with black Mexican embroidery.
  • Dentals: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Schaefer was last seen in California on June 24, 1979, as she was walking back to her grandmother’s house, after a Christian youth meeting at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.
Serial killers Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris confessed to her abduction and homicide. She has never been located.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

California Department of Justice

Agency Case Number:
12512-79/NamUs MP# 4571

NCIC Number:

NCMEC Number:

Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
California Department of Justice
The Crime Library
Daily Breeze

Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

Last Updated: 4/27/2012 - By: BR / Web Assist