North American Missing Persons Network
Dorothy Vivian Autrey

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Above Image: Autrey, circa 2008

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 20, 2008 from Cayucos, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 28, 1923
  • Age: 84
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Medical Conditions: No major health problem.
  • Case Number: 080201612
  • Dentals: Not Available

  • Details of Disappearance
    Autrey was last seen at her residence in Cayucos on February 20, 2008 at 9 pm. Her grandson claimed he noticed she was not at the residence the following day, saying it was not unusual. Her vehicle was left at the residence but her purse was gone. Autrey was reported missing at 7.30 pm on February 20, 2008.
    The folowing month, her grandson confessed to her murder saying he killed her at her home where he also lived. Money was apparently not a motive but her grandson is known to have an alcohol problem. It is suspected that he dumped her body north of Ragged Point but despite extensive searches of the area by crews her body has not been recovered.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department
    (805) 781-4550

    Source Information
    San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department
    CA DOJ