Gloria Marlene Plunkett
Plunkett, approximately 2001
Date reported missing : 12/12/2001
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 01/10/1947 (74)
Age at the time of disappearance: 54 years old
Height / Weight : 5'6, 132 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Red hair, hazel eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : At the time of her disappearance, Plunkett was residing in Lakewood, California in a self-storAge at the time of disappearance: unit she had converted into a living space. The unit was located at Anchor Self-StorAge at the time of disappearance: in the 7500 block of Alondra Boulevard, near the intersection of Paramount Boulevard, in Paramount, California. She rented two sheds and lived in one of them.
Fire destroyed the unit on December 12, 2001. Authorities sifted through the rubble and found no sign of Plunkett; they do not believe she died in the fire.
Investigators believe that the destruction of her home may have caused severe psychological trauma for Plunkett. She may now be living in a psychiatric care facility or the streets. Plunkett frequented the cities of Barstow, California and Las Vegas, Nevada at the time of her 2001 disappearance. She has never been heard from again.
Other information and links : ncy
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
September 2021 updates and sources
California Attorney General's Office
KTTV Los Angeles
October 12, 2004. November 11, 2005; Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
Interactive Missing Person Search Map