Virginia Alice Welch
North American Missing Persons Network
Virginia Alice Welch

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Above Images: Right; Age Progressed to unknown age

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 12, 1982 from Roanoke, Roanoke County, Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 15, 1960
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 5'7-5'8"
  • Weight: 110-135 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Tattoo of a rose on her right forearm
    tattoo of eagles wings on her right shoulder, tattoo of a snake on her hip
    tattoo of a hummingbird on her left breast. Rebel flag and the words
    "live to ride, ride to live".
  • Clothing: Burgundy top, blue jeans and leather vest
    usually wears rings on all her fingers.
  • AKA: Jenny Welch
  • Case Number: 82-603-314
  • NCIC Number: W351621415

  • Details of Disappearance
    On 07/30/1982 Virginia Welch's mother contacted the Roanoke City Police Dept. and reported that she had not heard from her duaghter since 07/12/1982.

    Virginia Welch was living with her boyfriend at the time of her disappearance and he advised Police that he thought Virginia Welch was staying with her mother.

    The investigation showed that Virginia Welch's boyfriend was associated with the Pagan's motorcycle gang at the time. Virginia Welch disappeared a short time after some of the Pagan Motorcycle gang members were arrested in a drug raid. They may have believed that she was an informant for the federal agencies. Virginia Welch had a history of drug activities to support herself. Virginia Welch has not been heard from since her disappearance.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Roanoke Police Department
    Det. L.P. Manning
    (540) 853-5305

    Source Information
    Roanoke Police Department
    Virginia State Policer