Katherine Sue Barnum
North American Missing Persons Network
Katherine Sue Barnum

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 19, 1979 from Aurora, Adams County, Colorado
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 4, 1954
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 5'4"
  • Weight: 210 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Red/Auburn
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Glasses.
  • Case Number: 2006-18964

  • Details of Disappearance
    Katherine Barnum was reported missing by her sister, Bonnie Buckley, originally in 1979. Katherine Barnum resided at 984 S. Salem Street, Apt #312, Aurora, Colorado. Randal Francis Arnold (now deceased) was residing with Barnum for approximately two months at the time she went missing. Arnold speculated that Katherine Barnum went to California with an unidentified male and joined the Hare Khrishna's.

    A DEA informant provided information that the body of Barnum was in a mineshaft somewhere near Central City, Colorado.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Aurora Police Department

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