The 1979 kidnapping of Cheryl Anne Scherer

The crime occurred in broad daylight next to Interstate 55, yet no one witnessed the abduction.

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SCOTT CITY, Mo. — Cheryl Anne Scherer was born on Aug. 19, 1959, to Raymond and Olevia “Libby” Scherer.

The beautiful red-haired, blue-eyed teenager graduated from Thomas W. Kelly R-4 High School in 1977.