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Katherine Barnum

Do you know what happened to Katherine in 1979?

  • Last updated: November 13, 2022
  • Aurora, CO
  • February 19, 1979

Overview of Katherine Barnum

24 year old Katherine Barnum was reported missing by her sister, Bonnie Buckley, originally in 1979. Katherine Barnum resided in an apartment near the 900 block of South Salem Street, Aurora, Colorado. Randal Francis Arnold (now deceased) was residing with Barnum for approximately two months at the time she went missing. Arnold speculated that Katherine Barnum went to California with an unidentified male and joined the Hare Krishna's. A DEA informant provided information that the body of Barnum was in a mineshaft somewhere near Central City, Colorado. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact the Aurora Police Department


  1. Date Missing:February 19, 1979
  2. Age at Incident:24
  3. NAMUS Number:MP15042
  4. Race:Caucasian / White
  5. Gender:Female
  6. Height:5' 4"
  7. Weight:210 lbs
  8. Hair Color:Red/Auburn
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