Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
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.
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Placer County Sheriff Dept