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3894DFNM - Velda Leyba


Name: Velda Leyba
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: December 06, 1992
Location Last Seen: Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico

Physical Description

Date of Birth: circa 1953
Age: 39 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'0"
Weight: 110 - 115 lbs.
Hair Color: Blond/Strawberry
Eye Color: Brown
Nickname/Alias: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Deep scar on corner of left eye


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Velda was last seen on December 5, 1992 in Albuquerque. Velda called her daughter and said she was leaving a friend's house in the South Valley; headed to her daughter's home in Heights. She never made it there. Leyba's Chrysler LeBaron turned up three months later. It was parked near Interstate 25 and Isleta Boulevard far in the South Valley. Velda's purse was found in the car. Foul play is suspected.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Albuquerque Police Dept.
Agency Contact Person: Det. Heather Chavez
Agency Phone Number: 505-924-6095
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 93-35439

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 11990

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: 10/14/17; Last Updated: 10/14/17

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

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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