The Doe Network:
Case File 30DFIL

1 2 Age-progression
Left and center: Avon, circa 1981; Right: Age-progression to 32 years old

Sarah Elizabeth Avon
Missing since July 21, 1981 from Joliet, Will County, Illinois.
Classification: Non-Family Abduction

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: January 6, 1975
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 6 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 4'0; 45 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Dark blonde/brown hair; browneyes.
  • Clothing: Sarah was last seen wearing a Joliet District soccer t-shirt and blue jogging pants with red and white stripes. Blue tennis shoes with a white stripe.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Avon was reported as missing from her family's home in Joliet, Illinois around 21:00 on July 21, 1981. Sarah and her sister, younger by a year, joined their friends where Richards Street ends. Sarah walked away after disagreeing with a young companion. She never returned home. She has never been seen since and there are few clues as to her whereabouts.

If you have any information about this case, please contact:
Will County Sheriff's Office
Detective W. Ratajack
You may remain anonymous if you wish.

Agency Case Number: M9308823

NCMEC #: NCMC600166

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

Source Information:
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
NamUs MP #2747

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