Tom Ray Starkel
North American Missing Persons Network
Tom Ray Starkel

Above Images: Starkel

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 05, 1979 from Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 15, 1960
  • Age: 19
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blond
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Clothing: Tan sweater & brown corduroy pants, tennis shoes approx size: 7 1/2.
  • Jewelry: A gold watch.
  • Case Number: 07912406-1111-400

  • Details of Disappearance
    Tom was last seen on December 5, 1979 in Palmdale, CA. Tom was last seen leaving his girlfriends home. Evidence showed he arrived at his apartment that night.

    He was driving a dark green Firebird with Nevada plates. His car was recovered 2 weeks later with another driver, Craig Moore. The car was pulled over coming back into California from Nevada. The driver was arrested and held for about 2 weeks, but with no evidence to go on investigators had to release him.

    in the car the police found a handgun under the drivers seat, in the trunk of the car was Tom's jacket, the pink slip to the car had been signed over by Tom to Craig.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department

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