Delia Bacarisas Baxter
Baxter, approximately 2000
Date reported missing : 03/17/2000
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 09/27/1962 (58)
Age at the time of disappearance: 37 years old
Height / Weight : 5'6, 120 pounds
Medical conditions : Baxter was five months pregnant at the time of her disappearance.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Asian female. Black hair, brown eyes. Baxter's nickname is Dee. She is of Filipino descent.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Baxter was last seen leaving her workplace and entering its parking lot on March 17, 2000 in Melbourne, Florida. She was employed as an assembler for Dictaphone at the time. Baxter told her three daughters she planned to return home to Palm Bay, Florida and buy them all pizza, but she never arrived.
A coworker saw Baxter getting into her vehicle, a four-door 1988 Chevrolet Corsica with the Florida license plate number XMJ51N, at 4:30 p.m. The witness noticed an SUV in the parking lot at the same time, and stated it followed Baxter's vehicle into the traffic as Baxter drove away. Four months later, Baxter's vehicle was found abandoned at an apartment complex in Melbourne, not farm from the Palm Bay city line.
Foul play is suspected in Baxter's disappearance. It's uncharacteristic of her to leave without warning. She was born in the Philippines. Her case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Melbourne Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
October 12, 2004. March 31, 2018; middle name added, Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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