North American Missing Persons Network
Kimberly Lynn Varela

Above Image: Varela, circa 2002

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 31, 2002 from Kingman, Mohave County, Arizona
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: not specified
  • Age: 30 years
  • Height: 5'9"; (69")
  • Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Long shoulder length hair.
    Tattoo on left ankle of a rose.
  • Case Number: 2003-000557

  • Details of Disappearance
    On January 6, 2003, Kimberly Varela was reported missing by her mother who had not been in contact with Kimberly since September of 2002 when
    Varela and her boyfriend visited her mother in Las Vegas, Nv.

    On January 1, 2003 the residence of Valera’s boyfriend was foreclosed. While the property owner was cleaning the residence bullet holes were located
    inside the residence. The residence was searched and no physical evidence could be found.

    Valera’s boyfriend was questioned on January 7, 2003 regarding the disappearance. The residence that they shared is located 30 miles east of Kingman. Az.
    The boyfriend advised the last time he had seen Varela was in August of 2002. He left the residence to go into Kingman when he returned Varela was gone.
    This did not concern him as she had a history of leaving and would return a short time later.

    A canvas of neighborhood did not provide any leads.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Mohave County Sheriff's Office
    Detective Lieutenant Randy McNally
    (928) 753-0753 ext. 4200

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