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Missing Woman: Bobbi Ann Campbell - UT - 01/07/1995

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Date of Birth: 04/25/70

Missing Since: 1/7/1995

Missing City: Salt Lake City

Missing State: Utah

Age at time of disappearance: 24

Gender: Female

Race: White

Height: 5 ft 1in

Weight: 105

Hair Color: blonde

Eye Color: blue/green

Characteristics: She has a 2 inch scar on her right shoulder and several tattoos: a rose on her left calf, and a mushroom and sunbeam on her right leg.

Circumstances: She went to the grocery store and left her daughter at a friends house and was never heard from again.

Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office


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Bobbi Ann Campbell


DOB: 4/25/1970 AGE: At time missing (24) HEIGHT: 5' 1"  WEIGHT: 105 lbs

HAIR: Blonde EYES: Blue  RACE: White  CONTACT: Salt Lake County Sheriff's Department at (801) 743-7000

Endangered Missing Adult-  Bobbi was last seen leaving her home on January 7, 1995 to go to the store. She left her child at home and has had no contact with her family since. She has a 2 inch scar on her right shoulder and several tattoos. A tattoo of a rose on her left calf, mushroom and sunbeam on her right leg. If you have any information on her disappearance please contact the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office at 801-743-7000

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A Project Jason Press Release:

New Age-Progression Photo Released for Missing Salt Lake City Woman, Bobbi Ann Campbell

Search continues for young mother missing since 1995  - new photo appearing in media brings hope to grieving family

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - (April 2, 2009) - A new age progression photograph has been released by the family of Bobbi Ann Campbell, a Salt Lake City, Utah resident who has been missing for 14 years. Campbell was 24 years old when she disappeared. She was last seen January 7, 1995, leaving her residence on the way to the bank and the grocery store. She never arrived at either destination and has not been seen since. Family members stated her absence is uncharacteristic of her, and Campbell left behind a young daughter.

Her daughter, Stephanie Amandia Cook, was five at the time of her disappearance and is now nineteen. She says the new age progression could result in someone recognizing Campbell, or perhaps someone will realize they have information that could help finally answer the question of what happened to her mother.

“It is very possible that someone, somewhere, can help me find my mom,” said Stephanie. “This new photo gives us a renewed hope that we can finally get some answers.”

“One in six missing persons is found as a result of a visual aid, such as a billboard or a poster,” said Kelly Jolkowski, founder and president of Project Jason, a nonprofit organization that assists families of missing persons. Project Jason is the organization that provided the age progression service to Campbell’s family, as they do for other families. “When someone has been missing long enough that their appearance has changed with age,” continued Jolkowski, “age progression photography is vital to helping law enforcement and the public identify them. We are fortunate to be using one of the best age-progression photography companies in the U.S. for the families we assist.”

The new age progression shows what Campbell should look like now, in her late 30s. The age progression photography was created and donated by Phojoe, whose work has been featured on CNN, Fox, ABC, and in the New York Times. Through forensic compositing, Phojoe does age progression/regression to help investigators solve crimes and find missing people. This service is also available for the general public.

Campbell is a white female with blonde or light brown hair, and blue-green eyes. She is 5’1” tall and weighed 105 pounds at the time of her disappearance. She has a 2-inch scar on her right shoulder and several tattoos -- a tattoo of a rose on her left calf, a mushroom and sunbeam on her right leg.

If anyone has any information on her disappearance, they should contact the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office at 801-743-7000.

The general public is encouraged to assist with the search by placing the following printable poster:

**Interviews with family members and with the nonprofit, Project Jason, are available upon request.

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New age progression photo could help find mom missing for 14 years

Reported by: Angie Larsen


A young woman in Murray is hoping technology can help her find her mother who went missing 14-years ago. A new age progression photo could shed new light on this cold case.

1994 - Happier days for then 5-year-old Stephanie Cook - the days before her mom Bobbi Ann Campbell vanished at the age of 24.

“She never would go anywhere without me, she wouldn't have just left me cause we were best friends,” expresses Cook.

Two days after Christmas, Bobbi Ann Campbell left her friend's house in the area of 1000 South and 400 East in Salt Lake City. She wanted to cash her check at the bank and go to the grocery store. She never made it to either location, she simply disappeared.

A year later, police found Campbell’s car near the Jordan River at 200 South 1100 West.

“All her cosmetics were in it; her clothes were in it, and her money. The car was unlocked,” states Cook.

There was no evidence of foul play and no leads. Campbell is one of 62 missing people listed on the Utah Department of Public Safety website.

Cook is now 19. She was raised by her great grandparents. But to this day she longs for answers about her mom.

“I need to know. It just gets harder. She wasn't there for school, for my wedding. It's been hard not having a mom,” says Cook.

An organization in Nebraska wants to help Cook. Project Jason was launched when the founder's own son went missing eight years ago.

“The reason it was founded because in this journey of seeking missing loved ones, we found there are so few resources for families with missing adults,” explains Kelly Jolkowski, Founder of Project Jason.

The non-profit organization donated an age progression photo to Cook. It's a rendition of what Bobbi Ann Campbell may look like now at age 39 based on forensic compositing.

“It’s so critical to know who we're looking for,” states Jolkowski.

Jolkowski states one in six missing persons is found as a result of a visual aid.

“She deserves to be found, whether she's alive or if not,” expresses Cook.

If you have any information about Bobbi Ann Campbell's whereabouts, please call the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office at 801-743-7000.

For more information on Project Jason go to To print a poster of Bobbi Ann Campbell go to

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Teen hopes photo will help find her mother

April 2nd, 2009

By Amanda Butterfield

SALT LAKE CITY -- A teenager is looking for her mother who vanished from downtown Salt Lake 14 years ago. She's hoping an age-progression photo of her mother will help find her.

Two scrapbooks hold the pictures and memories 19-year-old Stephanie Amandia Cook has of her mother. "They're all I've got," she said.

But now, Stephanie has a new photo to add to her collection. It's an age-progression photo of what Bobbi Ann Campbell would like at 39 years old.

Stephanie Campbell looks at the only photos she has of her mother. "Seeing that was hard, to see what she would, like, look like," Stephanie said.

She found a company online that makes the photos to help find missing people. Bobbi Ann has been missing since 1995. She left Stephanie, then 5 years old, at a friend's house while she went to the grocery store.

"She never came home to get me. My grandparents came to get me," Stephanie said. "I thought she left me at first, but I knew she couldn't just leave me. She loved me too much."

The only clue to ever surface in the case was in 1996. Bobbi Ann's car was found parked along the Jordan River. "Her clothes, money, makeup in it; everything was still in the car," Stephanie said.

Stephanie says she does not believe her mother is still alive. "She was involved with drugs and she was trying to get away from it. I think she ran into bad people and bad things happened," she said.

If her new photo doesn't lead to any clues, Stephanie will keep searching for her mother -- another 14 years if she has too. "You can't let go of someone you love. It' s my mom," she said.

The Salt Lake County Sheriff's office knows Bobbi Ann Campbell's case has gone cold, but they haven't forgotten her. When an unidentified women's body is found, they say they check to see if it is Campbell. They say they will investigate any tips generated from the new photo.

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Family hopes new photo will break 15-year-old Salt Lake County case

By Pat Reavy

Deseret News

Published: Monday, April 6, 2009 11:03 p.m. MDT

Stephanie Amandia Cook was only 5 when her mother disappeared, but she remembers everything about her.

"We were like best friends. She never went anywhere without me," Cook said. "I remember so much about her. I remember everything about her."

Cook's mother, Bobbi Ann Campbell, disappeared nearly 15 years ago and has seemingly vanished without a trace.

A few days before Christmas 1994, Cook said her mother, who was 24 at the time, dropped her off at a friend's house while she went to run a few errands including the bank and the grocery store. Her mother said goodbye, then walked out the door, got into her car and drove away. It was the last known time anyone has seen her.

Campbell never made it to the bank or any of the places she said she was going.

Campbell's car was found about a year later near the Jordan River. Everything she had kept inside the vehicle was still there, Cook said. But the case went nowhere for investigators, which is where it remains today.

"It is cold and has remained cold," said Salt Lake County Sheriff's Lt. Don Hutson. "There has been no activity on her credit cards, no activity with any of her financial devices or anything. It's a mystery disappearance."

Today, Cook is 19. She hopes a new age-progression photo created by the group "Project Jason" will spark new leads in the case.

"It's been 14 years. It gets harder everyday not knowing. It's hard to take care of," Cook said. "I think about her constantly. I look at her pictures, watch the home movies of her every day."

Investigators compared the remains of a woman found near Saltair in 2000 with Campbell's DNA and dental records. But officials determined the so-called "Saltair Sally," who remains unidentified to this day, was not Campbell, Hutson said.

Cook said the photo gives her new hope. She encourages anyone who sees anything, "no matter how small," to contact the sheriff's office at 801-743-7000.

When she disappeared, Campbell had blondish/light brown hair and blue-green eyes. She was 5 feet 1 inch tall, 105 pounds and had a two-inch scar on her right shoulder. She also had a tattoo of a rose on her left calf and a mushroom and sunbeam on her right leg.

Project Jason is a non-profit group aimed at helping family members find missing loved ones. It was started by a woman whose 19-year-old son went missing eight years ago.

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Project Jason and Announce Alliance, a subsidiary of Williams Media Group, and Project Jason, a 501 c 3 nonprofit organization which assists families of missing persons, has announced an alliance. will promote Project Jason’s Awareness Angels Network program in their monthly online magazine.

Awareness Angels Network (AAN). AAN, begun by Project Jason in 2008, provides a way for the public to assist the families of missing persons. Missing persons posters designed specifically for the AAN program are disseminated via email to those enrolled in the program. Participants can then upload the posters to websites, print and place the posters in public areas, and forward them to their contacts. The program helps spread the word and increase the chances of finding the person.

Each month, will publish a full color ad in their popular online magazine which will feature 5 of Project Jason’s missing person cases from across the country. The ad has clickable links which take the reader to additional information about the missing person, and a link to their printable poster.  Readers are encouraged to sign up for the AAN program and help with poster distribution. “You can be a Hero” is the theme of the joint venture.

“We’re very grateful for this opportunity to have another avenue of awareness for our missing person cases,” said Kelly Jolkowski, President and Founder of Project Jason. “Each poster placed represents a chance to help bring a missing loved one back home.” Project Jason staff will select the cases for the monthly ad.

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Project Jason June 2009 Online Magazine Ad

In the June issue, the following missing persons were featured:

Bobbi Ann Campbell, missing from Salt Lake City, UT since 1/7/1995

Jason Jolkowski, missing from Omaha, NE since 6/13/2001

Adam Kellner, missing from Stevenson Ranch, CA since 7/08/2007

Becky Kraemer, missing from Milwaukee, WI since 12/15/2003

Annita Price, missing from Moundsville, WV since 5/28/1974

To see the June issue of the online magazine, please go to

An introduction to Project Jason and AAN is on page 12 and the ad is on page 13.  (Use the arrows at the top center of the page to advance the pages, and use the zoom button to increase the page size.)

About Williams Media Group and

Williams Media Group began in March of 1999, and specializes in advertising for the truck driving recruitment industry., a subsidiary, offers the most comprehensive listings of truck jobs industry interests available. It features: up-to-date news; a trucker's blog for driver comments; links to other sites of industry interest; and notices of driving opportunities from across the country. The site gets thousands of visitors on a daily basis. 

About Project Jason

Project Jason, founded in 2003, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting the families of missing persons, and creating and increasing public awareness of missing people through a variety of outreach and educational activities. Project Jason brings hope and assistance to families of the missing by providing resources and support. The organization is based in Omaha, Nebraska.

For more information about Project Jason’s objectives, activities and services, go to

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Home for the Holidays 2009

Bobbi Ann Campbell, missing from Salt Lake City, UT since 1/7/1995

My mom, Bobbi Ann Campbell, went missing on December 27, 1994. We were living with my great grandparents at the time. My mom and I went to her friend’s house to give her a Christmas present. My mom asked her friend to baby sit me while she went to go pick up her paycheck and then go to the bank and cash the check. I fell asleep waiting for my mom to come get me. When I woke up my mom still wasn’t there. I called my great grandparents and they came and got me. My grandpa went to report her missing after a couple of days. They said to wait because she is an adult. My grandpa drove around aimlessly looking for my mom’s car. He went to her place of employment to find my mom had never made it to pick up her paycheck. My grandpa kept going back to the police station until they filed a missing persons report.

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Bobbi Ann with Stephanie all those Christmases ago

I was only with my mom for a few short years, but I can still remember the holidays I spent with her. She used to make some of our Christmas ornaments by hand. My mom was a very creative woman. I have home a home video of our last Christmas together that help keep the memories with me. She was so happy to watch everyone open their presents. She was filming me, my great grandma, and my great grandpa while we opened ours and she waited until we were done to open hers. That Christmas, I remember waking everyone up at about 3 or 4 A.M. The last present I opened that Christmas was from my “Santa”. It was a Super Nintendo. I was so excited to play it. I remember playing it that day with my mom.

This Christmas is not only my 15th Christmas without my mom, it’s also the 15th anniversary of when I last saw her. When I was little every Christmas I would leave a note for Santa next to his cookies and milk.

“Dear Santa,

All I want for Christmas this year is my mom to come home. I miss her a lot. I don’t care about the presents. Just her. It would make my family happy too. Thank you.


Stephanie Farrell”

Every year I would come out hoping my mom would be there waiting for me next to the Christmas tree.

Every Thanksgiving dinner we have as a family, my great grandparents talk about how much my mom loved the canned cranberries. I’m pretty sure that’s the only reason they still put them out.

During the holidays I still find myself wondering what she would want for Christmas if she were here. There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t think about her. During the holidays my mom is all I can think about.

My mom cared so much about making every one else happy. I miss her laugh.

I still write her notes all the time. For her birthday, Mothers Day, Christmas, Etc. I attach them to a helium balloon and send them off, wishing they would fly to my mom.

I’m sure I’m not alone here. Almost every Christmas song makes me cry. For example: “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”, “Blue Christmas”, and “All I Want For Christmas Is You” just to name a couple.

I miss my mom so much. I wish she could be here for the holidays. Hopefully someday I will have some answers. Hopefully the answers will help me get through them a little easier.

-Stephanie Amandia Cook

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Families of the missing want solace

Disappearances » Utah's official database lists 56 persons, including Susan Powell.

By Brooke Adams

The Salt Lake Tribune

Updated: 01/02/2010 07:34:49 PM MST

  For 15 years, Stephanie Amandia Cook has marked her mother's disappearance by writing her a letter and sending it skyward with a bunch of balloons.

The letters detail Cook's life and things she wishes they could have shared together. This year Cook, who was 5 when her mother Bobbi Ann Campbell vanished on Dec. 27, 1994, wrote about her wedding.

"Every year that goes by is just another year that people put it behind them," said Cook, 20. "It is just harder to keep the hope."

And every time there is news that a mother is missing, the heartache intensifies. This time, it is Susan Powell's story that has riveted Cook. Powell, mother of sons ages 4 and 2, was reported missing from her West Valley City home on Dec. 7.

"I just hurt for those little kids," Cook said. "I pray that they don't have to grow up with no answers like I did."

That pain is shared by families throughout Utah who have had loved ones disappear with few clues to what happened to them or why. The Utah Missing Persons Clearinghouse, the state's official database, now features Powell in addition to 55 others.

Of those, 42 are adults ages 19 or older. A majority -- 26 -- of those adults are men. A number of cases on the list involve suspicious circumstances that suggest foul play. Names are added only with permission of family or law enforcement.

It's not a complete list, acknowledges Gina McNeil. Across Utah, missing persons reports pour in

daily. In Salt Lake County, for instance, the sheriff's office had received 157 reports in 2009 as of Dec. 30 -- a count that doesn't include runaway children.

Spokesman Don Hutson said most cases are resolved quickly after a person returns or is located and relays they left by choice. Those that make the state database stay there until a person is found or a body recovered. Kiplyn Davis of Spanish Fork is listed, for example, though authorities and her family believe she was killed after she disappeared in 1995.

The oldest case dates to the 1970s: Jennifer Klein, 3, disappeared in May 1974 while camping with her family in Moab near a river. Klein's entry notes her family doesn't recall anyone at the campground being interviewed or vehicles searched.

Since then, investigative techniques, technology and media have vastly altered efforts to locate missing persons. Information about Susan Powell, for instance, spread worldwide via the Internet within days of her disappearance.

Advances in DNA matching have allowed investigators to rework old cases, as has age progression imaging.

Bobbi Ann Campbell's case is one that received new attention earlier this year after the group "Project Jason" released a photograph that showed how she might have aged.

Campbell was 24 when left her daughter with a friend while she picked up a paycheck from SOS Staffing Services in Salt Lake City, went to the bank and then the grocery store. She never picked up her check. Investigators believe Campbell, who had struggled with drugs, was spotted about six months later at a park.

That fall, Campbell's vehicle was found abandoned in front of a home near the Jordan River. Inside the vehicle, family found her makeup, purse, clothes and even Christmas presents from the previous year.

Cook, who was raised by her great-grandparents, said they did everything they could to find her at the time. Several years ago, Cook took up the charge and contacted every missing persons Web site she could find to spread word about her mother. Cook also submitted a DNA sample that could be compared to any unidentified bodies found.

"I pass out fliers once every so often," Cook said. "I did it this summer at Liberty Park because that is where we would hang out all the time when I was little. That is all I can do.

"I hope that something happened and she is just confused and scared to come home," Cook said. "I honestly don't think she could have left me because of how close we were."

Occasionally, a missing adult resurfaces -- or Sarah Jensen of Orem.

Jensen left home on May 25 to camp for a few days in southern Utah. Jensen's family reported the 31-year-old mother missing a week later when she failed to return home. As a search began, Jensen's parents said their daughter would "never, never" have left her 5-year-old son for so long, said Hutson.

Three weeks later -- as Jensen's family prepared to hold a candlelight vigil -- Jensen was pulled over during a routine traffic stop in New Mexico. Jensen told police she had been staying with friends and had not wanted to be contacted for a while, though she did return to Utah at that point.

In such cases, there is little police can do, Hutson said.

"It is not a crime to walk away from your marriage, to walk away from your job or leave your family behind," he said.

Sometimes, there are sad discoveries.

In November, 51-year-old Katherine S. Doutre of Hooper disappeared after dropping off her son at Roy High School. Doutre did not take her cell phone, wallet, car or keys and was distraught; she had taken off in the past for hours but always returned. When a day passed, family contacted police. Searches turned up nothing, though there were several credible sightings of Doutre.

A month later, Doutre's body was found in a previously searched field near West Haven. Police determined she had died of exposure, probably not long after she disappeared.

Often, though, a missing person is never found.

Family are left with unanswered questions and, at some point, the sad tasks of cleaning out homes, disposing of possessions, ending marriages, taking care of estates and other legal matters.

Lee "Bill" Frost never got over the disappearance of his daughter Debra, who was 17 when she vanished in 1984. She was last seen around 10 p.m. in downtown Salt Lake City, at the Mountain Bell Plaza.

Frost, a taxi driver, died in 2005. His obituary noted that Debra's disappearance "sadly altered Bill's life forever." Later that year when his estate was settled, a court ordered that Debra's shared be given to her siblings.

The daughters of Janis Stavros, missing since Jan. 3, 2001, had their mother declared legally dead last year, said Stavros' ex-husband Mike.

Mike Stavros and his ex-wife, her boyfriend and daughter Meghan Laudie had a dinner together on Jan. 2.

He said that "at some point things got weird" and Stavros and her boyfriend left about 10 p.m. to return to her Millcreek home.

The next day, Stavros' daughter could not reach her and sounded the alarm. Her boyfriend told police Stavros was home when he left for work earlier that morning. Police found her vehicle, purse and cell phone in her home, but Stavros was gone and searches turned up nothing.

"There is absolutely nothing new," Mike Stavros said. "I wish there was.

"It's impossible to not endlessly wonder what happened," said Stavros, who now is remarried. "We know she's gone, that is all we know. When you get no answers, there is an empty feeling that goes with that."

Hutson said Stavros' case haunts him. He was a sergeant when Stavros disappeared and worked on the investigation.

"It was literally as if she was wiped off the face of the earth," he said. "Nothing was taken. It wasn't like she was in a bad marriage. There were no signs of a struggle in the home and all her belongings were left at home."

Dennis Montague, whose wife Lark Mosher Montague disappeared in September 2007, said that search also "hit a dead-end street." She drove off in the early morning and hasn't been seen or heard from since.

"We can't find the car or anything," he said. "We can't find nothing."

Meantime, her family has marked time and family events without her, including the death of her youngest son last year. His obituary listed his mother, but did not mention that she is missing.

Hutson said it becomes more difficult to solve cases as times passes without new information or evidence.

The one thing that doesn't change?

"There are families who would appreciate having some answers," he said.

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Memorial planned for Bobbi Ann Campbell, missing since 1994

By Pat Reavy

Deseret News

Published: Friday, July 9, 2010 4:03 p.m. MDT

SALT LAKE COUNTY — A memorial service will be held Sunday for a woman who went missing 15 years ago and seemingly disappeared without a trace.

In December of 1994, Bobbi Ann Campbell. 24, left her home to pick up her paycheck and go to the grocery store. The paycheck was never retrieved, and Campbell was never heard from again. Several months later, her car was found abandoned near the Jordan River.

There were several alleged sightings of Campbell in the months after she disappeared. But soon the leads went cold. The Unified Police Department lists her disappearance as July 1, 1995. Since then, investigators have had very few leads as to what happened to the young mother.

Stephanie Cook was only 5 when her mother disappeared, but she remembers everything about her. She believes the fact her mother's paycheck was never picked up is evidence that something happened to her. Furthermore, she doesn't believe her mom would abandon her family.

"I don't think she would have just gone and left me," she said.

A week ago, a headstone was placed in Larkin Cemetery, 1950 E. 10600 South, with Campbell's name. Part of the headstone engraving says, "My loving mother" and has the dates April 20, 1970 to Dec. 27, 1994. At the bottom are the words, "You will never be forgotten. I love you."

The headstone will be dedicated during the Sunday memorial service.

But Cook said the event will not mark any type of closure.

"There's still no closure. It's still just as hard as it was when it first happened," she said. "There's always hope."

Cook said it is difficult not having anywhere to go on holidays or Mother's Day or Campbell's birthday to deliver flowers.

Last year, the nonprofit group Project Jason, which is aimed at helping family members find missing loved ones, put together a computer-enhanced image of what Campbell likely would look like in 2009. The group was started by a woman whose 19-year-old son went missing eight years ago.

When she disappeared, Campbell had blondish/light brown hair and blue-green eyes. She was 5 feet 1 inch tall, 105 pounds and had a two-inch scar on her right shoulder. She also had a tattoo of a rose on her left calf and a mushroom and sunbeam on her right leg.

Some websites that advertise Campbell's case in an effort to help find her also noted that Campbell may have had problems with drug addiction at the time of her disappearance.

Cook believes there are people who have information that could break the case, even if it's not criminal.

"Someone knows what happened," she said. "We won't be mad if she just left. We just want to know what happened."

Anyone with information on Campbell can call Unified police at 801-743-7000.

My Note: PhoJoe actually created Bobbi's age progression photo. Project Jason arranged for it to be done and worked with the family to ensure the best results.

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Shattered: After public moves on, families of missing left wondering about what happened to their loved ones

By Lois M. Collins

Deseret News

Published: Sunday, July 11, 2010 1:05 a.m. MDT

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When a news report says a body has been found, Suzanne Tate finds herself back 45 years, in the kitchen cooking dinner and watching her teenage brother, Reed, walk outside to feed his dogs.

It was such an ordinary moment in their loving, boisterous family. She would give anything for a do-over.

What would she have done differently had she known it would be the last time she'd see her strapping 15-year-old brother? And where is he? she wonders.

It's a question Wanda Schmitt often asks herself about her brother, Jeff. So do Ed and Mary Sorensen of their daughter, Sheree. And Stephanie Cook has spent a lifetime wondering what happened to her mom.

They are among so many others who, like them, have a person-shaped hole in their family where someone belongs. And they don't know what happened to that person.

Reed Jeppson, Sheree Warren, Jeff Nichols and Bobbi Ann Campbell are all missing, now question marks whose answers have not yet been found.

"We are like the body that cries in the Bible," says family practice physician Taylor Jeppson, who was 24 years old when his little brother, Reed, disappeared. "Can the arm say there's no need for the leg? The ear for the eye?"

The FBI and the National Crime Information Center receive more than 800,000 missing persons reports each year. Some are quickly resolved, but about 105,000 remain missing.

Kelly Jolkowski, founder of Project Jason, a nonprofit that helps families of missing people, believes it's a serious undercount. Because of their lifestyles or associations, some people have been placed in a dismal "throwaway" category that doesn't get much outside attention, though their families still search and long to know.

And most missing person cases don't get advertised, don't have a website, don't hit the news, she says.

"It's not like TV. There are not 20 cops out looking and a resolution in 20 minutes," Jolkowski says. "Because we see a story or two occasionally on the news, we think that a person or two goes missing. No, no. It's many more than that."

Jeff Nichols was just days shy of his 41st birthday when he disappeared in Salt Lake City on June 8, 2004.

Nichols was supposed to meet his ex-wife, with whom he shared custody, and their little boy, Sam. After breakfast, she was going to show him some golf clubs a friend wanted to sell. He loved golf and thought he'd probably buy them, says Nichols' sister, who lives in Madison, Wis.

A police report says he never showed up at the eatery, although his family later learned his vehicle was towed from an area a few miles away more than a month after he disappeared. His bank accounts and credit cards have not been used since.

Virtually everyone asked says Nichols loved his job as an air traffic controller and his life in general — that he was close to his parents, his siblings, his friends. It's inconceivable, they say, that no one has heard a peep from him, if he's alive somewhere.

Mary Sorensen says the chance that her daughter, Sheree Warren, disappeared willingly is zilch as well, because she left behind her son, Adam, who was only 3, and "he was her whole world."

"If she had taken him, it could maybe have been voluntary. I don't think so," Sorensen says. "But she left him here, and there's just no way she'd have done that."

Warren, then 25, worked for a credit union and had gone from their Roy home to Salt Lake City for training to become a branch manager. She walked to the parking lot with another trainee that day in 1985, and they headed to their cars. She vanished. Warren's car was later found in a parking lot in Las Vegas, where it had sat at least long enough for the tires to sink into the asphalt. Her parents, brother and sisters never heard from her again.

Within hours, her dad was sure something awful had happened. But what? A quarter-century later, they're still wondering.

Campbell was 24 when she dropped her toddler, Stephanie, off at a friend's house on Dec. 27, 1994, so she could get her paycheck and go grocery shopping. She didn't shop, didn't get the check, didn't come back.

"I remember everything about her. I can still hear her laugh, her voice. I have her voice, and my grandpa calls me Bobbi sometimes because I look like her," says Stephanie Cook, who is now 21.

The little girl fell asleep by the window, waiting for the mom with whom she did everything, the mom she is certain did not leave her willingly. The next day, her great-grandparents came to get her when Campbell didn't show up. They ended up raising her in their Draper home.

The car was found nearly a year later, abandoned, clothes still in it from the trip to the laundromat early in the morning of the day she disappeared.

"Here we go again," Schmitt wrote when the sixth anniversary of her brother's disappearance recently passed. "It's like a roller-coaster ride filled with emotions, only you just can't seem to get off the ride. We want to find Jeff desperately. We want to know the truth. If Jeff were alive, we'd all be so happy. I want him to be alive. If he is not, I want to bring him home for all of us."

While life levels out for stretches at a time, "it doesn't take much to get the ride going again."

Jolkowski has been on that roller coaster. Her son, Jason, disappeared nine years ago from their driveway in Omaha, Neb. He was 19. His car remained in the repair shop, his bank account was untouched, and he never picked up his paycheck.

Most days, she says, she's doing OK, bolstered by a strong marriage, supportive family and friends and work that matters to her. But "I could shatter into a million pieces tomorrow. I don't think I will. But I could," she says. Various triggers lead her to tears and periods of intense grief, she notes.

But she harnessed her energy and much of that emotion to build her nonprofit group to support the families of the missing as they embark on this unwanted journey. offers tips, private community boards, access to counseling, even retreats that are not about solving the case, but surviving it mostly intact. It is "about giving you tools to help you live the best life you can, whether this continues for one more day or 10 more years," she says.

What they don't offer is a forum for ill-formed comments or half-baked theories from wannabe sleuths who hardly or never knew the missing person but are sure they've figured out what happened.

That's something families deal with a lot.

Reed Jeppson's family searched for him. His brother, Edward, a pilot, searched from the air. His sister, Sally, came home from BYU to search. The family ranged from sister Patricia, 29 and married with kids of her own, to baby Keith, who was only 7 when Reed disappeared.

Reed's parents, Dr. Edward and Elizabeth Taylor Jeppson, and his brothers and sisters combed the foothills and ravines nearest their home and then beyond, with help from hundreds of volunteers. Nothing.

Then came the veiled accusations, the sly glances, the innuendo. Even friends asked questions like, "What was going on in your family that was so bad he had to run away?" A half-century later, they are still occasionally zinged by thoughtless remarks. Shortly after Salt Lake police said last month that the department will re-examine Reed's cold case, Tate ran into an acquaintance. "Maybe now your brother will decide to come home," the individual said.

That stings. The family has never believed he left on his own, Patricia Menlove says of her brother. Nothing supports the suggestion. He left the money he'd been earning with a paper route. And it defies belief that in the 45 years he's been gone he wouldn't have contacted at least one of his 10 remaining siblings, says another sister, Sally Mace.

"It's awful what people say. We were always a close-knit family," Mace says. "We're still that way."

"It's very harmful," Jolkowski says bluntly of such talk. "My thought is the investigation needs to be done by professionals, and if it isn't going to help find Johnny, it doesn't need to be said. What is needed is to encourage the family and do the best we can for them. If you really think you know what happened, tell the police. Leave the family alone when it comes to your theories."

That advice also applies to people who believe they have psychic insight into a case.

Jolkowski and volunteer Denise Harrison know hundreds of people with missing loved ones. And they're still stunned at the things people say and do.

Among the "don'ts" Harrison has posted at Don't tell someone who's pining that "he's probably in Mexico having margaritas with his friends," or that "she'll be found when she wants to be found."

Other real-life examples of bad things to say: "It's time to get on with your life." "At least you have other kids." And "everything happens for a reason."

Silence is brutal, too.

"There were people in my life I thought were my friends," Jolkowski says. "When it happened, I did not hear a word from them. Those searching for someone who is missing need to know their friends and family support them."

It's fairly easy, particularly in Utah, to get volunteers to turn up for a search. And physically finding someone is a first and important goal. But attention spans wane and resources are limited. The public moves on, and the families of the missing often find themselves abandoned emotionally, Jolkowski says.

"It's easy for people in these situations to feel hopeless and that nobody cares," she says. "And it's hard to get others to understand and know how to help."

There is a vocabulary unique to the missing, and it's very unlike that used when comforting those who have lost someone to death, says Duane Bowers, who is a national expert on families where someone has vanished.

You speak in terms of "grief" and "loss" at your peril, says the trauma loss expert. The families of the missing will reject you. It's "missing" and "separated." Hope may be all they have. They don't want "closure," although they pine for "resolution."

Individuals decide when, if ever, they believe the person is dead. That's a big and painful transition. Until then, they must plan a two-pronged future: "At Christmas, we'll do this if he isn't back. And this if he is." It's not good from a traditional mental health point of view, "but you have to understand, this is the only way one can move forward" when someone is missing, he says.

Interestingly, adds Bowers, the police are often pegged by the families of the missing as the bad guys — at least until a real "bad guy" is found.

They have no one else in particular to blame. And the police, doing their jobs, routinely focus first on family members. Often enough, that turns out to be the right approach. But if you're innocent and hurting, desperate to find your loved one, it's infuriating that they're wasting time on you, Bowers says. Ditto when you give them what you think is a hot lead and they don't jump on it.

Some families fall apart when someone remains missing. Separation and divorce are not uncommon. Perhaps against the odds, Ed and Mary Sorensen, Wanda Schmitt and her husband, Tim, and Jeppson's many brothers and sisters have all become stronger and more committed in their loss.

"You never really accept it," Mary Sorensen says. "But I think it's brought us closer together."

"Very often parents will say while one child was missing, they know they abandoned their other children. They were so focused on finding the missing child," Bowers says.

Extended family must step in for the children. Bowers notes that animal shows on TV repeatedly document the natural instinct of mammal parents to search for the missing child. The rest of the animal family instinctively crowds around the others to care for and nurture them. People should do that, too.

Absent that, a number of studies document self-destructive behaviors — drugs, alcohol, petty crime — in adults who as children had siblings who were missing, found or not. They also find those adults, not surprisingly, tend to overprotect their own children.

If there's no resolution, those who love the missing person eventually begin to believe different things, often out of synch, creating rifts, Bowers says. If dad believes Arnie is dead, but mom always responds, "How dare you say that?" it drives a wedge.

That's one reason families shatter after a disappearance. When children aren't allowed to explore what they think happened, they tend to hang out with other families. They have to find ways, Bowers says, of letting each other speak, in spite of differing views.

Schmitt says her family fell into a depression that has been hard to shake. Their stepfather, who adopted and raised them, spearheaded search efforts. Jeff's natural dad has not golfed since his son disappeared.

Schmitt is on an endless search. She can lose herself online looking for leads and realize that hours have passed. It's hard not to let the sorrow and the search detract from the joy of her children, her husband, her life that does go on.

Each of Reed Jeppson's siblings and Jeff Nichols' siblings and parents have provided blood samples that can be used to help identify his remains, should he be found. It's a donation both grim and promising, and it's often asked of those left behind. With word that a body has been found, hope and dread battle.

"My hope is skewed because I want remains to be Reed, but I don't want him to have been harmed," Tate says. "I don't want him to have experienced a living nightmare, yet I want to know every detail of what happened."

Americans have rituals of acceptance. When there's a body, we hold funerals or memorials. We mark spots where someone died with flowers or crosses or, for children, teddy bears and toys. For a long time, typically, the only spot for a missing person is that hole in a family's heart.

Eventually, Ed and Mary Sorensen bought a headstone for their daughter near where theirs will be in a South Ogden cemetery. Reed Jeppson's siblings placed a headstone by that of his parents. This week Cook and her great-grandparents placed a marker for Bobbi Ann Campbell in the Larkin cemetery in Sandy.

On Memorial Day, eight of Reed's remaining siblings and their spouses, children and grandchildren gathered at the Sunset Larkin Cemetery in Salt Lake City. Although it is one place where they know his remains do not rest, his sisters fuss over the stone, clearing away the grass that has encroached.

Some say they've seen him in dreams, while others have daydreamed about who he might have become.

Over the years, they have searched for him, longed for him, mourned him. On this day, they are celebrating him, laughing and telling stories as the grandkids run among the gravestones.

"We mustn't be so filled with our own grief that we can't share the sunshine and joy and goodness all around us," Tate says.

He is missing. But never unloved.

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Police reopen case in hopes of finding missing woman

July 11th, 2010 @ 5:34pm  By John Daley

SANDY -- Family and friends held a memorial service Sunday afternoon for a woman who vanished more than a decade ago. Police have reopened the cold case now in hopes of solving the mystery.

Larkin Cemetery in Sandy has a new headstone, put in just last week for Bobbi Ann Campbell.

Born in 1970, Campbell has been missing for 16 years now. She left behind a 5-year-old daughter, who is now all grown up and 21.

"Two days after Christmas in 1994, we went to a friend's house. She dropped me off while she was going to pick up her paycheck [and] go get some groceries," Campbell's daughter, Stephanie Cook, remembers.

"I was little. It's hard to take a little kid in a grocery store," Cook continues. "I fell asleep in the window, waiting for her to come home. She never came to pick me up."

The paycheck was never picked up either, and Campbell, a single mom, was never heard from again.

"I really can't remember enough to suspect foul play, but I know my mom wouldn't have left our family," Cook says.

Aged-progressed photo of what Bobbi Ann Campbell might look like today

There were several possible sightings in the months after Campbell vanished. Later, her car was found near the Jordan River, abandoned, unlocked, with her purse and money in it.

The case eventually went cold, but the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office recently reopened it, hoping for new leads or some DNA match.

With the new headstone, Cook now has a place to remember her mother.

"I can't even put into words how much I miss her. It gets harder every day. It never gets easier. The pain is constant," Cook says.

She says she believes someone out there knows something that could help police.

If able to tell her mom one thing, Cook says she'd just tell her that she loves her.

"I love her more than anything in the world, and I'm not going to give up looking for her, ever," she says.

Anyone with any information about the disappearance of Bobbi Ann Campbell is asked to contact the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office at 801-743-7000.

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Utah cold case victim remembered

Last Update: 7/11 10:29 pm

SANDY, Utah (ABC 4 NEWS) - A handful of people gathered Sunday to keep the memory of Bobbi Ann Campbell alive.

Campbell has been missing for more than 15 years.

Her daughter was joined by missing persons advocates to release balloons and place a headstone at Larkin Cemetery in Sandy.

Stephanie Cook, the victim’s daughter, said, “It’s so overwhelming… It means a lot to me that everybody still cares after this long.”

They say they hope it is a reminder of the hundreds of people in Utah who have disappeared and are missed.

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Daughter still searches for mom 17 years after disappearance

By Shara Park

SALT LAKE CITY -- Stephanie Cook was 5 years old when her mother disappeared.

The year was 1994, two days after Christmas. Her mother dropped her off at a friend's house while she picked up her paycheck and a few groceries.

Now, 17-years later, she's never returned.

"Just imagine waking up one morning and your best friend in the whole world is gone," Cook said. "What would you do?"

In the months that followed Campbell disappearance, there were several possible sightings. Her car was found near the Jordan River, unlocked with her purse and money inside.

After that the case went cold.

"Someone out there knows what happened to my mom and hopefully they'll see her picture and they'll come forward finally," Cook said.

Cook chooses Liberty Park as the spot to reach out to others about her mother's disappearance - the Park holds special memories of their time together and this Labor Day weekend she knew it would be full of people she could talk to.

"It never goes away. The thoughts are probably with her every single day and night -wondering where she is at, what happened to her -it's devastating," Mia Coprich, a park-goer said.

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Utah woman still missing 18 years later

Posted on: 7:50 pm, December 27, 2012

by Brittany Green-Miner

SALT LAKE CITY – After 18 years, the daughter of a missing Utah woman is still holding onto hope that someone will come forward with answers.

Bobbi Ann Campbell disappeared 18 years ago on Thursday. She was last seen dropping her daughter off at a friend’s house in Salt Lake County so she could pick up a paycheck and groceries.

Her car was found nearly a year later near the Jordan River. Some of her personal belongings were still inside the car.

Every year during the holidays, Campbell’s daughter releases balloons with a message for her mother attached.

“The note was that she’s going to be a grandma this year because I’m expecting and its hard not having her here,†said Stephanie Cook, Campbell’s daughter.

The Unified Police Dept. says the case is still open. While they’ve had a few tips over the years, none have panned out. Anyone with information is asked to contact Unified Police.

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Bobbi Ann Campbell Missing: Daughter Seeks Closure In 19-Year-Old Case

Posted: 10/16/2013 5:56 pm EDT  |  Updated: 03/27/2014 8:59 am EDT

David Lohr



It has been nearly 19 years since anyone has seen Utah mom Bobbi Ann Campbell.


She was last seen in Salt Lake City in December 1994, when she dropped her 5-year-old daughter off at a friend's house. The young mother said she would return after she picked up her paycheck from work and purchased groceries. She never came back.


Campbell, then 24, was there one minute and gone the next. She left no immediate trace and no trail to follow.


"I hope deep down that she's still alive, but I have my doubts," Campbell's daughter, Stephanie Cook, now 24, told The Huffington Post. "She took me everywhere with her. I don't think she would have left me. I don't see how she could just leave. Her paycheck was never picked up."


Cook said she still remembers the last time she saw her mother.


"It was Dec. 27, 1994. We were living with my great-grandparents in Draper, Utah," she said. "It was just like any other day. We woke up, did laundry and she put Christmas presents in the car to deliver to her friends in downtown Salt Lake City."


According to Cook, her great-grandmother had lent her mom $10 for gas before they went to see her mom's friend in Salt Lake City.


"I remember when she dropped me off I threw a fit because I didn't want her to leave me," Cook said. "I'm pretty sure I told her I hated her right before she left. I remember falling asleep in a little window chair waiting for her and she never came back."


Campbell's grandparents reported her missing to police, but the case quickly went nowhere. According to police records, Campbell was supposed to appear in court in Lehi on Jan. 9, 1995. Someone at the courthouse later told the lead detective she had showed up, so the missing person report was closed.


The next development did not occur until nearly a year later.


"Her car was found almost a year later, in a neighborhood by the Jordan River in Salt Lake City," Cook said. "The car was unlocked and her purse, makeup and the Christmas presents that she had planned on giving to her friends were found inside. The $10 that my great-grandmother gave her for gas the day she disappeared was also found inside the car."


Roughly 14 years went by before Cook convinced authorities to re-open the investigation into her mother's disappearance. Since that time, Salt Lake Unified Police Detective Todd Park has been investigating the case.


Speaking with The Huffington Post on Tuesday, Park said he is not completely convinced that Campbell appeared in court back in 1995 -– the alleged appearance that prompted the initial missing person case to be closed.


"The detective at the time [had] contacted the court and they evidently said she had appeared, so he closed the missing person investigation at that point," Park said.


"I don't want to hang my hat on that. I don't want to just say she was definitely there because I don't have any verification other than the detective making a phone call. [i also don't know] if the person he spoke with would have known for sure that she had been there."


Unfortunately, there are no records available from that time period to indicate whether Campbell had, in fact, appeared in court. That answer is as allusive as the missing mom's current whereabouts.


Park said that while the case is a tough one, it is still an active investigation.


"We do get phone calls on it from time to time and we recently compared some remains that were located, but it wasn't her," the detective said.


Cook did manage to solve one mystery last year, when she tracked down a brother she had never met.


Cook was only 12 months old when her mom put her baby brother up for adoption. Over the years, Cook collected clues about his adoptive parents and in January 2012, she found him in Alabama.


Thomas Linton knew he was adopted, but had no idea his biological mother was missing until Cook reached out to him.


"I was in shock," Linton told in February 2012. "At first, I didn't know what to think, but I really want to ... find out what happened to my birth mom."


The siblings met for the first time in March 2012.


"We reunited and are now best friends," Cook told HuffPost.


However, 2012 was bittersweet for Cook. It was also the same year her great-grandfather passed away.


"My mom's grandfather used to drive around Salt Lake City looking for her," Cook said. "His heart was broken the day she went missing. The day he passed away he didn't remember who any of us in the family were, but [he] kept asking, 'Where's Bobbi? What happened to Bobbi?'"


Campbell is not the only piece of the puzzle that is missing from Cook's life. She also hopes to someday discover the identity of her father.


"I don't know who my dad is," she said. "My mom is not here to tell me and I don't know who to ask."


Cook said she has spoken with old friends and boyfriends of her mom's, but has yet to identify who her father is.


"It's been really hard," she said. "My whole life I've just been trying to find my family. I've done everything I can. Someone out there knows what happened and needs a reminder that she needs to be found."


If you believe you have information concerning this case, please contact Salt Lake Unified Police at 801-743-5900. Cook has also created the "Missing Bobbi Ann Campbell" Facebook page to share information on the case.

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20 years missing: Woman marks somber anniversary of mother's disappearance


By Marjorie Cortez

December 27th, 2014 @ 6:23pm


SANDY — Stephanie Cook was 5 years old when her mother mysteriously disappeared 20 years ago.


On Saturday, as has become an annual tradition, Cook, along with about a dozen family members, friends and new acquaintances, released balloons near the memorial stone at Larkin Sunset Gardens cemetery that honors her mother, Bobbi Ann Campbell, who disappeared Dec. 27, 1994.


The observance serves two purposes, to pause and remember Campbell and to keep her story before the public. Any small detail might help Cook learn of her mother's whereabouts, she said.


"Hopefully we don't need to wait any longer. Twenty years is way too long," Cook said prior to the balloon release.


Participants were asked to attach to the balloons hand-written notes to Campbell, who vanished after leaving Cook with friends while she ran errands.


Marki Davis, Cook's friend and private investigator who is helping the family with the search for Campbell, wrote, "We will never stop looking."


Cook, who is married and has a 16-month-old son, has many unanswered questions. Chiefly, she wants to know what happened to her mother.


"It has been a rough 20 years. There is not a day that goes by that I don't think about my mom and wonder what may have happened to her. At times it seems really unfair that I have had to deal with this for 20 years while there is someone out there that knows what happened," she said Saturday.


The last time Cook last saw her 24-year-old mother, she had dropped her off at a friend's house while she picked up her paycheck and purchased groceries.

Campbell may have been spotted in a local park six months after her disappearance, investigators have said. Her car was discovered abandoned near the Jordan River in late 1995. Campbell's makeup, purse, clothes and year-old Christmas presents reportedly were inside.


Cook said she has fond memories of her mother. The two were rarely apart, she said.


"I remember her laugh. I loved making her laugh. We used to go camping, fishing, to the park, Lagoon, the zoo, etc. It seems like I never left her side except for that day. I know she loved me," Cook said.


Because of their close bond, the years since her mother's disappearance have been particularly challenging.


"Each year seems to be harder. I didn't have my mom here for all of the big moments in life like graduation, my wedding and when I had my son. It has been really hard."


Cook's ongoing search for her mother did solve one mystery — she was able "through fate and the Internet," to track down a brother she had never met. Thomas Linton was also Campbell's son. Cook was 1 when Campbell placed him for adoption.


Campbell kept mementos of her son: baby clothes and pictures that his adoptive parents sent her. Cook kept them, hoping that she would one day meet her brother.


Cook encourages anyone who might know something about her mother's disappearance to come forward.


"Somebody knows what happened. She didn't just vanish."

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Monday, 29 December 2014
Missing Persons: Help Bring The Lost Home

This month's edition honors those missing during the Christmas and New Year's holidays. This time of year can bring excruciating pain to the families of missing persons. Traditions are shattered as families try to make sense of a traumatic event and how each facet of life is altered, especially moments and days we expect to be joy-filled. They struggle to recapture the meaning of the season when dark thoughts and fears prevail.


With your help to spread the word about these missing persons, families are once again given hope, and then the world seems to come alive again for them with the goodness and light that comes from kindness and love for one another.


If you are so moved, please consider Project Jason and the families of the missing in your charitable donation giving planProject Jason and extend our warmest holiday wishes to you and yours.


Missing Person Campaign Information - December 2014


Please take a moment of your time to view the December 2014 campaign featured below. You may click on the image to print and share the poster and help reunite families.




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Name: Beverly Meadows



Date of Birth: 12/31/1959
Date Missing: 12/26/2008
Age at time of disappearance: 48
Missing From: Marshall, TX
Gender: Female
Race: White
Height: 5 ft 3 in
Weight: Approx. 240
Hair Color: Dark Brown, some gray
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Complexion: Medium

Identifying Characteristics: Small mole under left eye

Clothing: Navy blue pull on shirt with Harley-Davidson emblem on the front, Blue jeans and flip-flop shoes


Beverly was last seen at the Community Care Nursing Home in Marshall, Texas, where she was a resident. It is believed that she walked out of the facility and did not take any personal belongings with her. She has medical conditions that require her to take medication daily.


If you have information regarding Beverly, please contact the Marshall Texas Police Department at (903) 935-4546.

Name: Lawrence Riegel



Alias: Larry
Date of Birth: 12/15/1952
Date Missing: 12/26/2009
Age at time of disappearance: 58
City Missing From: Yakima, WA
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian
Height: 6 ft 2 in
Weight: 200 lbs
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Hazel


Identifying Characteristics: Prominent scar on right side of neck from a recent surgery, surgical scars on left knee, occasionally wears glasses


Larry was last seen by his mother at his home in Yakima, WA on the evening of December 25, 2009. He also made phone contact with several family members and friends on that day. He did not show up as promised to a family event the next day, and no one has seen or heard from him since. His phone has not been used, and he has not accessed his bank accounts. His family states that Larry calls his son and closest friends daily and visits and calls his mother and other family and friends regularly.


Please call the Yakima Police Department at (509) 576-6573, if you may be able to reunite Larry with his family.


Name: Kerry Graham



Alias Karla
Date of Birth: 11/12/1963
Date Missing: 12/24/1979
Age at time of disappearance: 16
Missing From: Forestville, CA
Gender: Female
Race: White
Height: 4 ft 11 in
Weight: 92 lbs
Hair Color: Dark Blonde
Eye Color: Green

Identifying Characteristics: At the time of her disappearance, she needed glasses. She smokes cigarettes.

Clothing: She was wearing high-waisted pants with a tucked-in short sleeve, fuzzy jacket and platform shoes.

Jewelry: She wore multiple rings on each finger, a choker style necklace, bracelets, and a watch with a chain-like band.


Kerry was last seen walking downhill from her parents house to River Rd with a female friend. Neither girl has been seen or heard from again. They had friends in New Jersey and Halifax, Nova Scotia.


Please contact the Sonoma California County Sheriff at (707) 565-2650 with any information.

Name: Dori Myers



Date of Birth: 09/03/1962
Date Missing: 01/11/2006
Age at time of disappearance: 43
City Missing From: Ft. Pierce, FL
Gender: Female
Race: White
Height: 5 FT 3 IN
Weight: 110 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown

Complexion: Fair Identifying Characteristics: Dori has tattoos on her back, earlobe, left leg and abdomen. She wears glasses and/or contacts.

Jewelry: Gold Harley necklace, "Lil Sis" pendant on chain


Dori was last seen with 2 unidentified males at her home. Neighbors reported that Dori's house was on fire at 3:00 AM. They stated they saw her car going down the street. The car was found 5 hours later burned.


If you have information regarding Dori's disappearance, please call the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office at (772) 462-3230.



Name: Bobbi Ann Campbell



Date of Birth: 04/25/70
Missing Since: 1/7/1995
Missing From: Salt Lake City, UT
Age at time of disappearance: 24
Gender: Female
Race: White
Height: 5 ft 1in
Weight: 105
Hair Color: blonde
Eye Color: blue/green


Characteristics: She has a 2 inch scar on her right shoulder and several tattoos: a rose on her left calf, and a mushroom and sunbeam on her right leg..


Bobbi Ann went to the grocery store and left her daughter at a friends house and was never heard from again.


Please contact the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office at (801) 743-7000 if you have information to report.

Name: April Wiss




Date of Birth: Sep 1, 1983
Missing: Jan 11, 2000
Sex: Female
Race: White
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Missing From: Wichita, KS


April was last seen on January 11, 2000 at her residence in Wichita, Kansas. She has three dots tattooed on her left hand and she also has scars on her left hand.


She was last seen leaving an apartment complex in the 500 block of Marion Road in Wichita, Kansas on January 11, 2000. Her friend told authorities that she saw Wiss heading towards Pawnee Street and Broadway Street between 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM that evening. Investigators believe that she may have had her pager, apartment keys and wallet with her as well.


April has never been heard from again. She was scheduled to testify in a felony trial two days after her disappearance. Authorities do not know if her disappearance is connected to the trial or if other factors are involved in her case. While she was initially classified as a runaway, investigators have since stated that she vanished under unclear circumstances.


Please contact the Wichita Police Department at (316) 337-6552 with information regarding April's disappearance.

Name: Carlos Diaz



Date of Birth: 11/10/1954
Date Missing: 12/23/1986
Age at time of disappearance: 32
Missing From: Bronx, NY
Gender: Male
Race: Hispanic
Height: 5 ft 7 in
Weight: 170 lbs
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Complexion: Fair


Identifying Characteristics: Has the initials C.D tattooed on his left hand


Carlos was last seen at his family's home. The family dog died and he went to bury the animal. He did not have any identification with him. After a long period of time, Carlos' brother went to look for him and found that the dog was still not buried. Carlos was never seen again. Carlos left behind a baby daughter and family. His family feels he would have never left on his own. Carlos had previously suffered a head injury and has another medical condition. Doctors stated it was possible that Carlos could have memory loss.


If you have information to report to help find Carlos, please contact the New York City Police Department at (212) 473-2042.



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By spending only a moment of your time, you may help to reunite a family at a very difficult time of the year. Have you seen any of these missing persons? Be a part of the Awareness Angels Network and call the appropriate agency listed. The staff of and Project Jason thank you for your time. Be safe!

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After 22 years, woman still trying to find her missing mom

by Christina Flores

Thursday, November 3rd 2016

(KUTV) 27-year-old Stephanie Cook has spent 22 years of her life wondering what happened to her mother, Bobbi Ann Campbell.

“I can’t go for the rest of my life not knowing what happened to my mom,” said Cook who was five when her mother disappeared never to be seen again.

Now, Cook is trying to raise money for a reward hoping that will generate tips for police who are on the case.

Cook, who is now a wife and mother to two young children, still remembers the day her mother took her to a friend’s house and left her there while she went to pick up her paycheck and buy groceries.

“I fell asleep in the window seat waiting. I was really upset she didn’t come back,” said Cook about the last day she ever saw her mother.

Nearly one year later, Bobbi Ann’s Chevy Nova was found in a Salt Lake Neighborhood near the state fair grounds. A neighbor reported the car had been there for months.

Stephanie’s grandfather had the car towed back to the family’s home long before police were ever called. There was no opportunity for police to collect evidence.

Stephanie said her mom’s car was found intact. Her money, clean laundry (done the day she went missing) and Christmas presents were still in the car.

Although she’s thought of every possible scenario, she can’t imagine her mother left her on purpose.

“She loved me,” she said noting her mother took her camping and fishing and was always around.

Stephanie still remembers her mother’s smile and hugs.

All she wants is to know what happened – not matter what the truth is.

Detective Ben Pender with Unified Police is newly assigned to the old case. He agrees, that given she had a job, a family and a daughter she loved, Bobbi Ann didn’t seem to have a reason to walk away from her life but he has to go through the case from scratch.

Pender hopes someone out there still has information about Bobbi Ann that could lead to answers for her daughter. Even a small tip can help in an investigation that he says is like putting together pieces of a puzzle.

“That may be the piece that’s missing in this case,” he said.

Pender said he will take tips – even anonymously – at this number: (385)468-9816.



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