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Debra, circa 1979; Age progression forensics photo to age 50 (circa 2007); The Armistice

Missing Since 01/24/1979

Missing From Orange County, California

Classification Endangered Missing

Sex Female

Race White

Date of Birth Used 10/27/1957 (63)

Age 21 years old

Height and Weight 5'2, 107 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Debra may use the alias last name Powers. Her nickname is Debbie.

An extensive air and sea search by the United States Coast Guard covered the ocean between San Luis Obispo, California and Ensenada, Mexico, but no sign of the Vowells, Newton, or the boat was ever found.

Two years after the Vowells vanished, Debra's grandfather, a sergeant with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, received a collect telephone call in the middle of the night. When he asked the operator who it was he heard someone shout, "It's Debbie. I am trying to go to California." Then the call disconnected.

Debra's grandfather, who is now deceased, believed the voice he heard was Debra's. No one in her family has heard from her since and the caller has never been definitively identified.



Debra's case was investigated only by the Coast Guard in 1979. In 2003, one of her family members filed a missing persons report with the Orange County Sheriff's Office, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's cold case unit opened an investigation. Her disappearance, her husband's, and Newton's remain unsolved.

Photographs of Dennis and Newton are unavailable. Dennis's Date of Birth Used is June 11, 1956 and Newton's is March 12, 1956; the men were 22 years old in January 1979.
Investigating Agency / Department

Orange County Sheriff's Department 714-647-7000

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