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Case File 891DFCA


Dena Viola McHan
Missing since June 7, 1981 from Stockton, San Joaquin County, California.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: October 23, 1962
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 18 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'6"; 130 lbs. (59 kg.)
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Blonde hair; green eyes.
  • Clothing: She was wearing a thick white sweater, Jordache jeans that were three sizes too big for her, brown wool pants, nylons and open-toed heels.
  • Dentals: Available
  • DNA: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
McHan was last seen on June 7, 1981. She failed to return to her Stockton home from a visit to Sacramento. She left the home of a friend, near California State University between 02.00-03.00, and has not been seen since. She was driving a black and yellow 1974 Toyota Corolla with California tag number 004JXC, and a black vinyl top has not been recovered.
She left all her possessions at home, had little money on her, and never claimed her last check from work.
Foul play is suspected.

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

Stockton Police Department

Agency Case Number: 81507

NCIC Number: M307398864
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
California Department of Justice
The Modesto Bee - Feb 7, 1982
NamUs MP #14872

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