Alma Violet Root
North American Missing Persons Network
Alma Violet Root

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Above Images: Right: age-progressed to 45 years

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 1, 1980 from Auburn, Placer County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 8, 1965
  • Age: 14
  • Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
  • Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Tattoo above one breast of a heart
    in blue ink the size of a quarter.
  • Case Number: 9112250043

  • Details of Disappearance
    Root, called up her then 25-year-old boyfriend. She left her grandmotherís Applegate home that night and her family never heard from her again. The boyfriend said he dropped her off at an auntís house in the Sacramento area. When he returned later that day to pick her up, she wasnít there. Rootís sister says they didnít have an aunt in Sacramento. Root was known to hitchhike, and the boyfriend said he first met her after he picked her up hitchhiking. He is considered a person of interest in her disappearance.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Placer County Sheriff Dept

    Source Information
    Auburn Journal