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3226DFNM - Walcie Rae Downing

Walcie R. Downing
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Name: Walcie Rae Downing
Case Classification: Missing
Missing Since: December 14, 1956
Location Last Seen: Gallup, Mckinley County, New Mexico

Physical Description

Date of Birth: July 18, 1924
Age: 32 years old
Race: Native American
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 130 lbs.
Hair Color: Black, shoulder-length and curly.
Eye Color: Brown
Nickname/Alias: Rae, Walcie Rae Alston, Walcie Rae Pearce, Walcie Rae Pierce
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Moles on her back.


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: White blouse and blue jeans.
Jewelry: Engagement ring.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Downing was last seen in Gallup, NM on December 14, 1956. She may have reached out to her children via phone in approximately 1959. Her five children believe she would have never left them behind voluntarily. She had either a 1952 or 1954 Ford, that was cream colored with faded tan, that was possibly bought in Casa Grande, Arizona.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Gallup Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Steven Peshlakai
Agency Phone Number: (505)-863-9365
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 2016-49941

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 33503

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 7/14/2017

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

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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