Missing Andrea Joy Hall located 2020

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Missing Andrea Joy Hall

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: July 8, 1979 from Redondo Beach, California

Type: Endangered Missing

Date of Birth: October 21, 1960 Age at disappearance: 18 years old

Height and weight : 5'7, 140 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Hall may use the last name Rader. She has a two-inch scar on her tailbone. Clothing/Jewelry Description: A one-piece burgundy bathing suit and blue terrycloth shorts.

Details of disappearance and psychic work by Brian Ladd (login to view entire case )


Hall grew up in Akron, Ohio and moved to Los Angeles, California in February 1978. She regularly sent letters home. She had no job at the time of her disappearance and her only steady source of income came from donating blood. She left behind a savings account containing just a few dollars.
Hall was last seen hitchhiking along the Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach, California on July 8, 1979. She was picked up by Lawrence Sigmund Bittaker and Roy Lewis Norris. The men were later arrested and eventually convicted of murdering Hall and several other young women, including Lucinda Schaefer. Photographs of the two men are posted below this case summary. Norris and Bittaker had driven around California in their silver 1977 GMC cargo van, which they nicknamed "Murder Mac," and abducted, raped and killed a large number of women. The men admitted to kidnapping, raping and killing Hall and dumping her body over a cliff.
Norris testified against Bittaker in exchange for a life sentence; Bittaker was sentenced to death. He is awaiting execution.
Schaefer and Hall's remains have never been found.

Left: Lawrence Bittaker;
Right: Roy Norris