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Case File: Gary S. Bell - 1642DMWA

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Gary S. Bell

  • Case Classification: Missing
  • Missing Since: March 2, 1983
  • Location Last Seen: Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: July 22, 1949
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 33 years old
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Gender: Male
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 5'10
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 160 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue; Wearing plastic frame prescription glasses at time of disappearance.
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Round scar or birthmark on top of right wrist.
  • Dentals: Not Available
  • Fingerprints: Not Available
  • DNA: Not Available
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    Bell was last seen in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 1983. At the time of his disappearance, Gary Bell was living in Spokane with his wife of only one month. He was working for Rainier Shows, a carnival, and living in their 1974 Ford Econoline van, Washington license number EQA-043.

    Bell left Spokane, Washington for Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 1983 in the Ford van to contact his employer regarding a work related detail in Vancouver Washington. Gary contacted his employer in the early evening hours of March 2, 1983 in Tacoma, and was last seen leaving for Vancouver. Gary never made it to his destination in Vancouver, and was never seen again. Gary's van is still missing as well.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Spokane County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Tim Hines
  • Agency Phone Number: 509-477-6626

  • Agency Case Number: 83-12119
  • NCIC Case Number: M690845193
  • NamUs Case Number: MP #12873
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Spokane County Sheriff's Office
  • WASPC
  • NamUs

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