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Case File 1294DMWA


Robert Donald Linton
Missing since August 22, 1986 from Brinnon, Jefferson County, Washington.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Robert is missing with his wife, Dagmar Linton and they were last seen on August 22, 1986, in Brinnon, Washington. They retired from county jobs in Stockton, California and disappeared en route to Vancouver's Expo. They disappeared while camping on the Olympic Peninsula. A large, bearded white male with a bandaged right hand was seen using the Lintons' credit cards to buy several items
They are believed killed by Charles T. Sinclair, a serial killer with something like 13 murders mostly of coin dealers. His signatures matched those used to by things with the victims' credit cards. Property recovered that was bought with the couple's stolen cards were found in Sinclair's storage shed.
The Lintons' truck was later found at the Seattle-Tacoma airport.

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

Jefferson County Sheriffs Department

Agency Case Number: 861363

NCIC Number: M-999190241
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
California Department of Justice
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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