Find Missing Sharon Lee Gallagos!

Find Missing Sharon Lee Gallagos!
Find Missing Sharon Lee Gallagos!

Find missing Sharon Lee Gallagos!
She refused to get in the car
With two unidentified kidnappers.
But they forced in to board it anyway.
Ii was a witnessed abduction.
IT has been 59 years
Since her loved ones last saw her.
It has been 59 years
Since her loved ones last heard from her.
What happened to Little Sharon?

Find Missing Sharon Lee Gallagos!
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Find Missing Sharon Lee Gallagos!

Missing Person: Sharon Lee Gallagos
Missing Since
07/21/1960
Missing From
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Classification
Non-Family Abduction
Date of Birth
09/06/1955 (64 years old current age)
Age
4 years old
Height and Weight
Unknown
Clothing/Jewelry Description
Pink shorts, white shoes, and no shirt.
Distinguishing Characteristics
Latino/Hispanic female. Light brown hair, brown eyes. Sharon has a birthmark on her right hip. Her nickname is La Huera.

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Circumstances

Sharon Lee Gallagos was abducted as she was in an alley behind her home. It was located in the 500 block of Virginia Avenue in Alamogordo, New Mexico. This incident occurred just before 3:00 p.m. on July 21, 1960.

Two children were with her at the time. They stated a man and a woman drove up in a “dirty old green car.” It was possibly a dark green 1951 or 1952 Dodge or Plymouth. They offered to buy Sharon candy and clothing if she would get in the car with them. When she refused, they dragged her into the vehicle. Then they fled, turning west onto Fifth Street and disappearing.

The abduction was reported immediately. And within about an hour police set up roadblocks to try and catch the green car at the Texas/New Mexico state border. But their efforts were fruitless. Sharon has never been heard from again.

The male abductor is described as a fair and thin Caucasian man. He has a long nose and straight sandy-colored hair. The female is described as short and overweight. She has dirty blonde hair and eyeglasses; she was in her thirties. Witnesses reported that a woman matching the description of Sharon’s female abductor had been seen in the neighborhood, asking questions about Sharon, her mother and their home.

Authorities believe the couple had been stalking Sharon. They may have done this for at least a week prior to her abduction. They had been seen after church the Sunday prior to her disappearance, accompanied by two young children, a boy with freckles and a girl. The woman knocked on a neighbor’s door to ask about Sharon’s mother, Lupe Gallegos. She inquired where Lupe lived and what her financial situation was, and whether she had a little girl and whether she had a lot of children. The woman said she wanted to offer Lupe a job.

It’s possible that the strange couple had tried to abduct Sharon before her disappearance on July 21. Sharon’s mother stated Sharon suddenly stopped wanting to go to the grocery store around the corner; previously, she had enjoyed doing this. She also got upset when she saw a green car, and asked to be picked up and carried past it.

At the time of her disappearance, Sharon lived with her mother. She also lived her grandmother, her aunt and uncle, and six siblings and cousins. Her father, a soldier, had left the family when she was a baby. And she had no contact with him. The family was not rich; Lupe supported them by working as a motel maid. They had no telephone at the home and no one ever contacted them with a ransom demand.

Sharon’s abductors have never been identified and her case remains unsolved.

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Appeal

This is an extremely heartbreaking case. If Amber Alerts has been in place in the abduction of Sharon Lee Galegos, she may have been found within hours or days. Tragically, her abduction occurred well before DNA testing, technology, missing personals awareness, and certainly Amber Alerts. She has been missing for 59 years, almost six decades. Her abductors remain unknown to this day. Are they even alive to face the music? Are any of Sharon’s loved ones alive to be able to get answers?

Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Sharon Lee Gallagos? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) who may be involved in her disappearance?

If you have any information, please contact the Alamogordo Police Department (New Mexico): 1-575-439-4300. You may email alamogordopd@ci.alamogordo.nm.u. You may contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678. You may contact your local law enforcement or 9-1-1.

NCMEC Case Number: 1277765
NamUs Case Number: MP35250
Agency Case Number: Unknown

Sharon Lee Gallegos has a NamUs poster. The above image and information are courtesy of this profile. Click here to view it.
This is a Doe Network profile for this missing and once small child. Click here to view it.
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The above information is found on Sharon Lee Gallagos’s Charley Project page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.

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