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Case File 2682DFWA

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Althea Dayle Blankinship
Missing since March 27, 1973 from Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: October 24, 1949
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 24 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'7"; 140 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown, shoulder-length hair; blue eyes. Light complexion.
  • AKA: Althea Dayle Marks (maiden name)
  • Dentals: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Althea Blankinship and her son Jeffrey, were last seen in the City of Port Townsend, WA, where they were residing at the time. They were last reported to have been dropped off at SeaTac International Airport.
Althea had made plans to travel to Greece with Jeffrey to meet her parents who were already there on vacation. Family members became concerned when it was evident that Althea and Jeffrey never arrived in Greece. They have not been heard from or seen since. Foul play is suspected. 

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

Kent Police Department
Detective Wayne Himple

Agency Case Number: 76-705/NamUs MP# 10197

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