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Missing from 14 August 1994

Arlene Arkinson is described as being 15 years old (at the time of going missing), 5’4” tall, medium build, fresh complexion, dirty fair shoulder length hair, and blue eyes. 
Last seen: Arlene Arkinson had attended a disco in Bundoran, Co. Donegal, Ireland, and was then last seen in Castlederg, Co. Tyrone, in the early hours of Sunday 14 August 1994.

Additional information: An inquest in 2021 led the Coroner to rule that Robert Howard had been responsible for the death of Arlene Arkinson on 14 August 1994. Arlene Arkinson’s body has not yet been located.

Arlene Arkinson

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Reference number: RM05003183


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