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Berkeley, California (Thursday, June 01, 2017) -  Heather Bloom was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.  Her current age is 40 years old.  Heather has Down Syndrome and requires daily medication and constant care.  In June of 2005 Heather and her mother traveled to Berkeley from New York to visit with Heather's sister.  In September of 2005 Heather's mother returned to New York.  Heather was last known to be living with her sister in an apartment unit at 1612 Parker Street, Berkeley.

The sister moved out of the Parker Street apartment sometime in 2007.  To date, Heather Bloom's whereabouts are unknown. 

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: Sept 11, 2005

Classification: At Risk-/Dependent Adult

Age: 29 years old

Height - Weight: 5'01"/160lbs

Hair - Eyes: Brown/Blue

Special Conditions:  Down Syndrome/requires constant care and daily medication/born without a thyroid/may need a wheel chair/non-verbal but knows some sign language/may need eyeglasses/heart issues/has a vertical scare on chest/lump on back of her neck near the hairline.

The images below show Heather circa 2006 and in an age progressed facial composite (current age of 40).

Members of the community who have any information regarding this case are urged to contact Sgt P. Hong, Homicide/Missing Persons at (510) 981-4723.

 Bloom 2006Bloom Aged to 40




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