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2999DFCA - Linda Lee Lovell


Name: Linda Lee Lovell
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: June 20, 1974
Location Last Seen: Westport, Mendocino County, California

Physical Description

Date of Birth: November 23, 1948
Age: 25 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 110 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Nickname/Alias: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Curly, shoulder-length hair. Faint 1 1/2 inch circular scars on right side of stomach above waist line and on right lower back.


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Supposed to wear glasses, also wore contact lenses

Circumstances of Disappearance

Linda Lovell was last seen on June 20, 1974 in Westport, California. She was traveling with Stephen Packard at the time. They planned to hike the Pacific Coast Trail from Mexico to Oregon, and were to attend the World's Fair in Spokane, Washington. They also planned to visit Linda's family in Missoula, Montana, but never arrived there.

Packard called his family on June 10, 1974 from Stinson Beach, California. On June 20, 1974, a traveler's check in Packard's name was cashed at a store in Westport, California. Neither Lovell nor Packard has been heard from since.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Santa Maria Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Det. Michael Sawyer
Agency Phone Number: (805) 928-3781 x 291
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 2005R12548

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 9136

Information Source(s)

The New York Times
Whereabouts Still Unknown

Admin Notes

Added: 1/8/2011; Last Updated: 12/28/2016

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

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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