Details of Disappearance Cynthia disappeared from Eastpointe, Michigan on April 20, 1986. The case was cold until 2008, when Arthur Nelson Ream, Cynthia's boyfriend's father, was charged with her murder. Authorities believed Ream abducted her and then killed her when she resisted his sexual advances.
He was convicted in June 2008, although Cynthia's body hadn't been found. In July, Ream lead investigators to Cynthia's body in a shallow grave in Macomb Township, Michigan.