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(L) Amber Renee Barker (Top right & bottom right) Age Progressions to 21 & 19/Unidentified Wiki

OKLAHOMA CITY — Amber Renee Barker, 10, was a 4th grader at James Monroe Elementary School. She was one of eight children born to Robert Barker and Bonnie Barker. Her parents were divorced, and she resided with her mother at 3119 NW 39 Terrace.

The brown-haired, brown-eyed girl had many…


Janice Pietropola, left, and Lynn Seethaler, right/City of Virginia Beach.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — During their sophomore year at Penn Hills High School in Pennsylvania, Janice Pietropola and Lynn Seethaler, 19, met and instantly became inseparable. Both girls were popular and had many friends.

Pietropola worked at the Gold Circle restaurant and had excellent grades and a strong work ethic…


New Hampshire Department of Justice

ALLENSTOWN, N.H. — Debra Horn, 11, resided with her family in Allenstown and attended sixth grade at her local school. Small in stature, she stood 4 feet, 4 inches tall, and weighed about 50 pounds. …


VALDOSTA, Ga. — Paula Ann Wade, 25, was a former military wife originally from Florida. She had one son, Brandon Lee Wade, born July 15, 1999.

Her marriage to Lance Wade, a staff sergeant assigned to Moody Air Force base, fell apart, and the couple separated. Lance Wade was reassigned…


Tampa Tribune via Newspapers.com

BRADENTON, Fla. — Gettis and Merrill Lee were well-known in the Parrish community as they had lived there for decades on 121st Avenue East in a home built by Gettis Lee in the 1930s. Lee, 63, owned a general store and was considered the unofficial “mayor’ of Parrish who helped…


Monica Fay Pritchett Rollins & her son, Dalton Scott Rollins/FindaGrave

HEFLIN, Ala. — Young mother Monica Fay Pritchett Rollins, 23, loved her children dearly and was excited for the arrival of her third child, a boy to be named “Cheyne.”

Rollins was a busy mom, balancing a full-time job and raising her two sons, Dalton, 6, and Aaron, 2. She…


April Susanne Wiss/NamUs

WICHITA, Kan. — At 16 years old, April Susanne Wiss was a typical teenager desperate for liberation.

Born on Sept. 1, 1983, Wiss grew into a tall, rebellious, fiercely independent teenager. …


Alice Fay Jefferson/NamUs

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Alice Fay Jefferson was born on April 30, 1954. By the time she reached adulthood, she had given birth to two children, Paula and Johnny.

She eventually married an Army soldier named Lee Andrew Jefferson. He was not her children’s father. …


Messenger-Inquirer via Newspapers.com

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Shannon Rena Green, 16, left her home at 907 W. 2nd St. at 12:30 p.m. on July 6, 1986, to walk to the home of a family friend, John Edgar Reneer, then aged 39. He resided at 1430 Haynes Ave., two and a half miles from Green’s…


Anita Lorraine Cobby. Photo credits: Sydney Morning Herald & Homicide Victims Support Group

SYDNEY — Anita Cobby was a gorgeous woman who easily could have been a model and had dreamed of becoming one at a particular time in her life.

During her youth, she participated in several beauty pageants. …

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