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2472DFCT - Deborah Lee Spickler

Deborah Lee Spickler Deborah Lee Spickler - Age-progression to 56 years
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Name: Deborah Lee Spickler
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: July 24, 1968
Location Last Seen: Vernon, Tolland County, Connecticut

Physical Description

Date of Birth: January 22, 1955
Age: 13 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" to 5'6"
Weight: 125-130 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: A pock-like mark/scar on her face where she was stabbed with a pencil or pen (side unknown).


Dentals: Available. She has a chipped tooth.
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Debra was last seen wearing a white sleeveless blouse, a homemade dark green polka dot shorts with no pockets, and white sneakers.
Jewelry: None noted.
Additional Personal Items: None noted.

Circumstances of Disappearance

Debra Lee Spicker was last seen walking alone from 1/2 Foxhill Drive in the direction of Henry Park's swimming pool on 120 South Street at about 3:45 p.m. on July 24, 1968.

Debra lived in Mystic but was staying with relatives in Vernon at the time of her disappearance.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Vernon Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective James Grady
Agency Phone Number: 860-872-9126 ext 289
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: C-3710-68-J

Agency Name: Family of Debra Lee Spickler
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: N/A
Agency E-Mail: debbiesearch(at)
Agency Case Number: N/A

NCIC Case Number: M857676534
NamUs Case Number: 5426
NCMEC Case Number: 1101866

Information Source(s)

Savage Watch - Connecticut Cases: 33 Years Later and Still No Trace. Is her Disappearance Linked To Several Others?
The Hartford Courant News Archive - 1993

Admin Notes

Added: 1/7/08; Last Updated: 6/14/16

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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