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Victoria Lynn YOUNKER

Cold Case Files

Name : Victoria Lynn YOUNKER
(aka: Nicole JOHNSON or Nicole JOSEPH)
(nee: LAHAM)

Location : near Mission, British Columbia (BC)

Details : On Saturday, October 21st, 1995, the nude and partially decomposed body of 35 year old Victoria YOUNKER was located approximately 36 kilometres north of Lougheed Highway #7, on Sylvester Road, near Mission, BC. Victoria’s body was found laying some 25 feet down an embankment at the dead end of the logging spur road.

Victoria was a Street Trade Worker and also engaged in petty thefts to support her drug habit. She routinely worked the Vancouver downtown eastside area primarily between Main Street and Victoria Drive. Several pieces of her identification were later discovered in a dumpster, near the Vernon Rooms Hotel, 300 Vernon St., Vancouver, BC.

Investigation and evidence at the scene revealed Victoria’s death occurred at least thirty (30) days prior to the body discovery. Victoria was last seen on Monday, September 11th, 1995, at Ministry offices 666 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. Victoria also failed to pick up her social assistance cheque on September 25th, 1995.

Contact : If you have any information about this case, please contact:

  • Sgt. Ed STADNIK, RCMP Missing Women Task Force
    604-598-4327 or 1-877-687-3377, or
  • Crime Stoppers
    604-669-8477 or 1-800-222-8477, or
    www.crimestoppers.aebc.com

File : Mission Detachment File: 1995 - 15144
RCMP Headquarters File: 2004 - 1284