The Doe Network:
Case File 1502DFVA

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Right: Age-Progression

Virginia Alice Welch
Missing since July 12, 1982 from Roanoke, Roanoke County, Virginia
Classification: Missing


Vital Statistics


Circumstances of Disappearance
Welch moved in with a friend in Roanoke and that was the last time her family heard from her. After three weeks of not hearing from her daughter, the mother went to the place Virginia was supposed to be living and was told that she had walked off carrying a plastic bag. However, the roommate couldn't seem to remember what week she left.
A couple of weeks later the family went to the Roanoke Police and a detective was assigned to the case. However the police never came up with any leads.
Welch had been enlisted the U.S. Army for a few months. She had gotten out on a medical discharge several years before she disappeared.


Investigators
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Roanoke City Police Department
Detective L. P. Manning
Major Crimes Unit
540-853-5959
or
540-853-5305

Source Information:
Main Street Newspapers
Virginia State Police


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