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Katherine Sue Barnum

Case Details

Case Type: Missing

Height: 5' 4"

Case Status: OPEN

Weight: 210 lbs


Identifying Marks: Wearing Glasses

Incident Date: 02/19/1979


Agency: Aurora Police Department

City: Aurora

Date of Birth: 12/04/1954

County: Adams

Date of Death: Unknown

Agency Case #: 2006-18964

Age: 24

Judicial District: 18th Judicial District

Gender: Female

Year Solved:

Race: Caucasian

NamUs Case #: 15042

Eyes: Hazel

NCMEC Case #: Unknown

Hair: Red/Auburn

About this Case:

24 year old Katherine Barnum was reported missing by her sister, Bonnie Buckley, originally in 1979. Katherine Barnum resided in an apartment near the 900 block of South Salem Street, Aurora, Colorado. Randal Francis Arnold (now deceased) was residing with Barnum for approximately two months at the time she went missing. Arnold speculated that Katherine Barnum went to California with an unidentified male and joined the Hare Krishna's. A DEA informant provided information that the body of Barnum was in a mineshaft somewhere near Central City, Colorado. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact the Aurora Police Department

If you have any information about this case, please contact:

Aurora Police Department



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