Cheree Cathleen Hankins
Hankins, approximately 1990
Date reported missing : 01/18/1990
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 07/28/1944 (77)
Age at the time of disappearance: 45 years old
Height / Weight : 5'2, 100 pounds
Medical conditions : Hankins was apparently suffering from delusions at the time of her disappearance.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Gray hair, blue eyes. Hankins may use her maiden name, Walsh. She is a heavy smoker and she is left-handed.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Hankins was last seen at the airport in Burlington, Vermont on January 19, 1990. She had flown from Santa Maria, California to Burlington, arriving at 9:00 a.m. Her luggAge at the time of disappearance: was delayed and she filed a claim with the airline, but never came back for the luggAge at the time of disappearance: and has never been heard from again.
According to her brother, after her divorce, Hankins developed an obsession with the late singer Elvis Presley. She believed Presley, who had died in 1977, was going to meet her when she landed in Burlington and that they were going to marry. When she left California, she did so without saying goodbye to her two sons, who were with their father.
Since Hankins was last seen, there has been no activity on her credit cards or bank accounts. Her case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department
September 2021 updates and sources
California Attorney General's Office
The Burlington Free Press
October 12, 2004. February 8, 2019; Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: , Medical conditions : and Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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