Case Information

Missing
Tom
Ray
Starkel
December 05, 1979 00:00
12/12/2008
19 to 19 years old
Unknown DOB
White
Male
66.0
150.0

Circumstances

Palmdale
California
93550
Los Angeles
Tom was last seen on December 5, 1979 in Palmdale, CA. Tom was last seen leaving his girlfriends home. Evidence showed he arrived at his apartment that night.

He was driving a dark green Firebird with Nevada plates. His car was recovered 2 weeks later with another driver. The car was pulled over coming back into California from Nevada. The driver was arrested and held for about 2 weeks, but with no evidence to go on investigators had to release him.

Physical

Blond/Strawberry
blond hair
Green
Green
green


Medical

Clothing and Accessories


Tan sweater & brown corduroy pants
tennis shoes approx sz: 7 1/2
gold watch
in the car the police found a handgun under the drivers seat, in the trunk of the car was Tom's jacket, the pink slip to the car had been signed over by Tom to Craig.

Transportation Methods

Pontiac
Firebird Firehawk Trans Am
Dark green
Nevada
2 weeks after he disappeared, the driver Craig Moore was arrested & held for approx. 2 weeks (he told them several different stories) the car was pulled over coming back in to CA. from NV.

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Investigating Agency

Detective
Tamar
Abraham
323-890-5500
07912406-1111-400
December 07, 1979
County
Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department
1 Cupania Circle
Monterey Park
California
91755

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Contacts

Case Manager

Tamar
Abraham
323-890-5500

Regional Administrator

Dustin
Driscoll
Dustin.Driscoll@unthsc.edu
817-240-4106