Beth Ann Ricketts
North American Missing Persons Network
Beth Ann Ricketts

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 22, 1997 from Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 120 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blond
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Sex: Female
  • Clothing: Black pants, a white shirt, a zebra belt, a black
    leather blazer and carrying a medium-sized black purse.
  • Case Number: 1997-57018

  • Details of Disappearance
    Beth Ann Ricketts was reported missing to the Des Moines Police Department on December 22, 1997. Beth was a military veteran and lived in Oklahoma City, Okla., prior to moving to Des Moines. She was the mother of two young daughters and a son.

    Though her body has never been recovered, Beth’s case is also listed as a homicide with the Des Moines Police Department.

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

    Source Information
    Iowa Cold Cases