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428DFCA - Madeline Anna Babcock


Name: Madeline Anna Babcock
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: June 30, 1968
Location Last Seen: Venice, Los Angeles County, California

Physical Description

Date of Birth: August 18, 1932
Age: 35 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 4'11"
Weight: 105 - 110 lbs.
Hair Color: Sandy
Eye Color: Hazel
Nickname/Alias: Lyn, Madeline Pouliot, Madeline Larcome
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Madeline had a hysterectomy performed at Skyline Hospital in 1963 or 64, She was born with Hydrocephali, She had a bulge on the right side of her forehead due to her condition, This caused her to grow her hair in bangs to cover the sight of it, She has had her nose broken previously


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Black pedal pushers with short or long sleeved blouse
Jewelry: none
Additional Personal Items: Sneakers, Black or brown purse

Circumstances of Disappearance

On a Saturday of June 1968, Madeline (or "Lyn" as called by her friends) called her mother & sister. She informed them she was planning to visit them the following day and would be driven the 20 miles by a friend. She never mentioned who this friend was. This was the last that was ever seen or heard from Madeline. She failed to show up at both her jobs. She worked the assembly line at "Plastic Glide" and as a barmaid in "Fred's Tavern" both in Santa Monica, CA. All her things were missing from her apartment. After her separation from her husband Madeline turned to drink and became an alcoholic.

Madeline loved playing the guitar and could sing with a fine voice. She was very close to her family and it was out of the ordinary for her not to have regular contact of some form. She had very few friends in Venice. Madeline was born hydrophilic which means she must have her spine drained with a lumbar puncture every 7 years, the last one being when she was 14 years. There is a possibility she may be suffering from amnesia because of her medical condition.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Los Angeles Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Ciuffetelli
Agency Phone Number: 213-996-1800
Agency E-Mail: [email protected]
Agency Case Number: 101414269

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 7003

Information Source(s)

Family Member

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 9/30/17

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

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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