Suzen Cooper

Suzen, circa 2016; Suzen's tattoos; Rachael Cooper

  • Missing Since 09/26/2016
  • Missing From Malvern, Arkansas
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth 02/12/1972 (46)
  • Age 44 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'1, 165 - 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Brown hair, blue eyes. Cooper has the following tattoos: a heart with the words "Mr. Wrong" on her left breast, a small flower on her upper arm, "We are all playing the same game just different levels All living in the same hell, just different devils" on the back of her right shoulder, a banner with the words "I'll be your Bonnie and you will be my Clyde" on her left thigh, and a cross with the words "Mike" and a head on her right calf. Photos of her tattoos are posted with this case summary. Cooper may use the last name Joyner. Her nickname is Suzie.

Details of Disappearance

Suzen was last seen in Malvern, Arkansas on September 28, 2016. She was reported missing by her family after they realized she hadn't accessed her bank account in several days, which was uncharacteristic of her. She has never been heard from again.

In February 2017, Rachael Cooper was charged with first-degree murder in Suzen's presumed death. A photo of Rachael is posted with this case summary. She is Suzen's former sister-in-law. She originally told investigators that she had given a ride to Suzen on the day of her disappearance and dropped her off at a residence on Hoover Street in Malvern.

Authorities later learned that Rachael had arrange for Suzan to exchange hydrocodone pills for methamphetamine with another, unnamed male person. Rachael picked her up, and Suzan was subsequently murdered by that unidentified third person in the truck Rachael was driving. Rachael then drove the truck to the third person's residence, where it was cleaned and all the evidence was disposed of.

The third party involved in the murder has not been identified. In August 2017, Rachael pleaded guilty to a reduced charged of felony hindering apprehension and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. She hasn't been able to tell investigators where Suzan's body is, and no one else has been charged in her presumed death.

Foul play is suspected in Suzan's disappearance due to the circumstances involved.

Investigating Agency

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Little Rock, Arkansas Office
  • 501-221-9100
  • Hot Spring County Sheriff's Department
  • 501-337-7738

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated May 14, 2018; casefile added.