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    CA - Wilma Vermaas, 23, Los Angeles, 3 April 1976

    The Doe Network:
    Case File 1162DFCA


    Wilma Rae Vermaas

    Missing since April 3, 1976 from West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.
    Classification: Missing

    Vital Statistics
    • Date Of Birth: May 24, 1952
    • Age at Time of Disappearance: 23 years old
    • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'4"; 110 lbs.
    • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair; brown eyes.
    • Marks, Scars: Large surgical scar on left knee, discoloration on abdomen. Pierced ears.
    • Dentals: Available. One lower front tooth smaller (baby tooth). Both upper front teeth false.
    • AKA: Wilma Rae Swanson


    Circumstances of Disappearance
    Vermaas was last seen April 3, 1976 in West Los Angeles, California.
    When family and friends tried to contact her, her husband simply said she is not here now. Eventually he admitted he did not know where she was.

    Investigators
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles Police Department
    213-978-6500
    Agency Case Number:
    8508-30429
    NCIC Number: M-177947600
    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
    Source Information:
    California Department of Justice

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    It seems that Wilma Rae married Gaylord Vermaas on 20 June 1973 in Multnomha, Oregon. It seems probable that this was the Gaylord Vermaas born 1953, although his father (born 1928) was also Gaylord Vermaas. Gaylord Vermaas seems to be a serious criminal. http://mugshots.com/US-Counties/Oreg....70028973.html gives a summary of a long criminal record including an 11 year sentence in 1990 for racketeering activity and numerous charges for drug crimes. I think he is currently in jail. Whilst this proves nothing in respect of Wilma's disappearance, I would expect LE to look closely at a husband who is a serious criminal (and 6'2" and 205lbs as well).

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    The Vermaas men Jr. and Sr. owned an ocean-bearing speedboat at the time of Wilma's disappearance. They used to sail down the US west coast for Mexico to buy drugs. I believe this info came out at their trial along with a photo of their boat. IF Wilma were ever on that boat and something happened to her, it would explain her subsequent disappearance and why no ever heard from her again. Both Vermaas men would not be forthcoming as to her whereabouts as that would involve mentioning a boat that was used in illegal activities.

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    Bumping for Wilma...poor, lost young lady.
    "...And the villagers never liked you
    They are dancing and stamping on you
    They always knew it was you."

    Sylvia Plath



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