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Case File 958DFFL


Barbara Ann Bockwith
Missing since December 5, 1979 from Escambia County, Florida.
Classification: Endangered Missing

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Circumstances of Disappearance
Barbara Bockwith, an accounting major, left home for class at the University of West Florida but never arrived on the morning of December 5, 1979.
A friend, driving through the intersection at Creighton Road and Ninth Avenue, reported seeing Bockwith having breakfast at the McDonald's on Navy Boulevard the morning of her disappearance.
A week later, her car was found at Pensacola Regional Airport, her books inside, the driver's seat pushed all the way back.
Bockwith mentioned having problems with her boyfriend, Robert Deaver, but made no indication of threats or fear.
Five days after being questioned by investigators, Deaver was found dead. His cause of death was later determined to be the result of a suicide.
Bockwith’s body was never found, however she is presumed dead and the investigation is continuing.

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Escambia County Sheriff's Office
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Agency Case Number: 595851

NCIC Number: M-048787377
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Source Information:
Escambia County Sheriff's Office

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