Karen Marie Mitchell
Description at Time of Disappearance:
Date Missing: November 25, 1997 from Eureka, Humboldt County, California.
Date of Birth: November 30, 1980
Age at Disappearance: 16
Height : 5'5"
Weight: 130 lbs
Hair: Sandy Blond/Strawberry
Race/Sex: White, Female
Dental Records Available
Karen was last known to be wearing a tan long sleeved shirt, baggy brown Corduroy pants and tan leather
shoes with buckles. She has pierced ears and may have a pierced chin.
Karen was last seen at approximately 14.45, walking from her Aunt's Store at the Bayshore Mall toward
her job at the Humboldt Child Care Council, on West Sonoma Street in Eureka, California.
Karen was possibly seen getting into a vehicle described as being a light blue, 1976-1978 "Ford Granada"
or "Mercury Monarch". It had California plates with the word "Eureka" on the rear license plate frame. It
was driven by a white male, approximately 60-70 years old. He had light gray/sandy/blond and balding
hair and green or gray eyes. He was short with a small build, and had a large nose that may have been
broken in the past. He was wearing "prescription-type" eyeglasses and a light blue, long sleeved,
Eureka Police Department
(707) 441-4044, (707) 441-4060
Case # C979949
NCIC # M-078723261
Polly Klaas Foundation
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Case # NCMC840753