Lorraine Migl Light

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Above Images: Light, circa 1989


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 23, 1989 from Spring, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 23, 1968
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 105 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, hazel eyes. Light's ears are pierced. She has a discoloration on her left leg.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Light was last seen at approximately 2:00 a.m. on November 23, 1989 in Spring, Texas. That day, she'd bought groceries for the upcoming Thanksgiving Day dinner, then went out with friends. She shared an apartment with her sister, Cynthia Migl. When Migl returned home at 3:00 a.m., grocery bags were on the floor and a turkey was defrosting in the sink, but there was no sign of Light.

    There was a message on the answering machine. The caller claimed to be Light and said she'd met someone and was going to Mexico for a few days. Migl doesn't believe the caller was actually Light: the voice didn't sound like her, and the caller called Migl "Cindy," a nickname she never used. Migl stated she didn't believe Light would have suddenly left, especially at Thanksgiving. She reported her sister missing after Light missed the family's Thanksgiving dinner.

    Six years after Light's disappearance, her boyfriend's father allegedly made some admissions about her disappearance in a nightclub and said no one would ever find her. Two witnesses reported what they'd heard to Migl, who told the police about it, but apparently no action was taken and Migl's police report about the incident has since been lost, along with most of the rest of Light's missing persons file.

    Foul play is suspected in Light's case, but no arrests have been made. She left behind a three-year-old daughter.


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


    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    The Doe Network
    MyFox Houston
    Unsolved in the News


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 7, 2014; picture added.

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