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Missing Barbara Louise Cotton
Barbara, circa 1981; Age progression forensics photo to age 54 (circa 2019)
Missing Since 04/11/1981
Williston, North Dakota
Classification Endangered Missing
Date of Birth Used 11/10/1965 (55)
Age 15 years old
Height and Weight 5'2, 100 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description A blouse, jeans and loafers.
Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Barbara's ears are pierced, and her left ear is slightly lower than her right ear. She has a dark brown mole on the upper right side of her chest. Barbara has a pronounced "S" curve in her spine, which causes her to walk with a slight limp. She smoked cigarettes in 1981. Barbara wears eyeglasses, but left hers behind she disappeared. Her teeth were in excellent condition at the time of her disappearance.
Barbara never arrived at her destination and has never been heard from again. She did not take her clothes, eyeglasses, cigarettes, money, or any other personal belongings with her when she disappeared. She also left behind a paycheck from work. Her younger brother stated he was very close to Barbara and she never told him of any plans to leave home.
Barbara's case was originally investigated as a runaway case and a missing persons report was not filed for several days as a result. Authorities now believe that she may have been abducted, but the prime suspect in her disappearance, a former boyfriend of Barbara's, is now deceased. Her case is considered open and unsolved.
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