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Odette Victoria HOUGHTON

Missing Person Odette Houghton
  • Missing since: Thursday, August 1, 1991
  • Last seen: India
  • Responsible jurisdiction: Australian Missing Overseas
  • Date of Birth: 1967
  • Age now: 50
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 167cm
  • Build: Slim
  • Hair: Brown
  • Complexion: Olive
  • Eyes: Blue


  • Odette Houghton had been living in India for around a year after a period of overseas travel.
    She was last seen by her family in April 1990 in Thailand, and was wearing her hair in dreadlocks and an earring in her nose.
    Her regular contact with her family ceased in August 1991.
    It has been established that in February 1991 Odette was in Bangalore for the winter, then in Rishikesh, Uttar Pradesh for summer, then back to Kudli Beach, Gokaran, Karnataka.
    She then moved to Manali in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh.
    Odette is reported to have been living in a commune 34 km north of Manikaran before she went missing.
    If you have information that may assist police to locate Odette please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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