Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A black blouse, a rust-colored jacket, green slacks, rust-colored wooden shoes and a Cartier watch with a black band.
Other characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Vargas has scars behind her ears from plastic surgery. Her nicknames are Lala and Lalin.
Details at time of disappearance: Vargas was last seen in Miami, Florida on January 31, 1980. She called her daughter in a state of hysteria and said she had to leave because the family was in danger. She then left her residence and never returned.
The circumstances of Vargas's disappearance are unclear her case remains unsolved. She was born in Cuba and emigrated to the United States when she was about 22 years old.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Miami-Dade City Police Department
Other information: NamUs
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated March 31, 2018 middle initial added, details of disappearance updated.