Colleen Vanita Simpson
Colleen, approximately 1975; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression to Age at the time of disappearance: 52 (approximately 2012)
Date reported missing : 10/05/1975
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Non-Family Abduction
Gender : Female
DOB : 12/05/1960 (60)
Age at the time of disappearance: 14 years old
Height / Weight : 5'7, 90 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian female. Black/brown hair, hazel eyes. Colleen has a moon-shaped scar on her right forearm just below her elbow. She has a mole on the left side of her chin.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Colleen was last seen at her family's home in Clearfield, Iowa during the evening hours of October 5, 1975. Authorities believe that she disappeared sometime during the overnight hours. Colleen has never been heard from again.
A possible lead in her case developed when a photograph of a woman resembling Colleen was found in the possession of the serial killer William Bradford, but Colleen's father stated the woman in the picture was not his daughter. Both her parents are now deceased. Her case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Taylor County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
Iowa Missing Person Information Clearinghouse
The Daily Nonparaleil
Iowa Cold Cases
Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004. January 4, 2014; Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.