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Case File 535DFTX


Jennifer Joyce Barton
Missing since May 16, 1976 from Austin, Travis County, Texas.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
On the day Barton disappeared, she and a friend were headed up 11th Street to see a movie. She was short of cash and stopped at a bar to get money from friends. She met two men in the bar and later left in their van with California license plates.

A dropout from Reagan High School, Barton had a record of prostitution arrests. Friends said she had appeared distraught after a friend was killed in February, and her apartment was broken into shortly afterward.
Foul play is possible.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Austin Police Department

Agency Case Number: 76-1424808

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

Source Information:
Texas Department of Public Safety

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