North American Missing Persons Network
Frances Ann Young

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Above Images: Young, circa 1996

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 6, 1996 from Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 7, 1960
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 5'4"
  • Weight: 110 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Auburn; curly
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Long, curly hair.
  • Medical Conditions: History of depression and heroin use.
  • Clothing: Long, black leather coat, blue jeans, and a
    green sweater.
  • AKA: "Fran"
  • Case Number: 96-091205

  • Details of Disappearance
    Frances was last seen on April 6, 1996 leaving her residence on the west side of Vancouver (Kitsilano area) to go for a walk. It was about 9:30 p.m. at the time. The 36-year-old pastry chef never returned.

    Robert Pickton is a suspect in her disappearance. He was convicted of killing six women and sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. He was not charged in Ms. Young's disappearance.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Vancouver Police Department's Missing Persons Unit
    Det. Don Adam
    (604) 717-2530
    Crime Stoppers
    (604) 669-8477

    Source Information
    Missing People
    The Globe and Mail