Karen Margaret Kincaid

Above: Kincaid, circa 2002


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 3, 2002 from Oakland, Oregon
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 17, 1944
  • Age: 58 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Red hair, brown eyes. Kincaid may use the name Ciaran B. Murray.
  • Medical Conditions: Kincaid has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She may have been depressed at the time of her disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Kincaid was last seen in the afternoon of October 3, 2002, at the Safeway store on northeast Stephens Street in the Metz Hill area of Oakland, Oregon. She has never been heard from again. Her dog, a neutered male Pomeranian named Pippen, disappeared with her and has never been found. Kincaid left behind her pet bird and cat, however.

    It was initially believed that Kincaid left of her own accord because of a recent divorce, but foul play is now suspected in her case. Investigators think finding Pippen may be key to solving Kincaid's disappearance, as whoever took her possibly took the dog as well, and may have sold it or given it away. Pippen would be seven or eight years old as of 2007.

    At the time of her disappearance, Kincaid was living in a small cabin on Sparks Road in Oakland. She was close to her family and it is uncharacteristic of her to leave without warning. Her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Douglas County Sheriff's Office

    Douglas County Tipline


    Source Information
    Douglas County Sheriff's Office
    The News-Review


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 22, 2007; details of disappearance updated.

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