Michelle D. Crawford

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Above: Crawford, circa 1999

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 8, 1999 from Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Crawford has a surgical scar in the center of her chest and two surgical scars on her abdomen from a heart operation when she was an infant.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Possibly denim shorts and black open-strap sandals.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Crawford was last seen in Lawton, Oklahoma at 11:00 p.m. on June 8, 1999. She lived with her parents in the 2200 block of northwest Lincoln Avenue at the time. She told her family members that she planned to go to the movies with a friend that evening. She has never been heard from again. Crawford's parents found her gray four-door 1986 Honda Accord parked crookedly in the 1100 block of east Gore Boulevard, between the Best Western Hotel and Montego Bay Apartments, on June 13. Her purse and other belongings were in the backseat of the car, and all the doors were locked except the front driver's side door. There was no sign of Crawford at the scene. Crawford had only two close friends, according to her parents, and neither of them had plans to go with her to movies the night of her disappearance. Since she went missing her bank account has not been touched.

    Crawford was a junior at Cameron University in 1999; she majored in English and made good grades, and had earned a full scholarship for the next semester of school. She was also employed part-time at Gibsons' Department Store in Lawton. Her family describes her as a generous, responsible, hard-working person and it is uncharacteristic of her to leave without warning. Foul play is suspected in her case, which remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Lawton Police Department
    580-581-3250

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    Source Information
    Have You Seen Michelle?
    Rino Kids Online
    Mastertech01's eBay About Me Page
    NamUs
    The Lawton Constitution

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 27, 2015; middle initial added, distinguishing characteristics, clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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