Amy Sue Pagnac

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Top Row and Bottom Left and Center: Amy, circa 1989;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 39 (circa 2015)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 5, 1989 from Osseo, Minnesota
  • Classification: Non-Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: June 15, 1976
  • Age: 13 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'0, 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, blue eyes. Amy has scars on her left cheek, left eyelid and on the side of her nose, and a circular-shaped scar on her left knee. Her ears are pierced.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Sweatpants, a light-colored shirt and sneakers.
  • Medical Conditions: Amy suffers from headaches and occasional seizures due to undetermined causes. She may have also had bipolar disorder, although she had not been officially diagnosed with the condition. She is also required to take allergy medication.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Amy and her father, Marshall Midden, stopped at the Holiday Inn gasoline station in Osseo, Minnesota at 4:30 p.m. on August 5, 1989. They were on their way home from a day trip to the family farm at the time; they lived in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Midden went inside the station for a brief moment to use the bathroom. When he returned, he saw that she had disappeared from their parked vehicle. She has never been heard from again.

    Authorities initially believed Amy ran away from home. She had been having some problems that summer and ran away repeatedly, but always returned home after a short time period. She is no longer classified as a runaway, however. It's possible that had a seizure while Midden was inside the building and became disoriented as a result. She may have walked away from their car afterwards.

    Amy remains missing and her case is unsolved. Her family has kept the same telephone number since her disappearance in case she attempts to contact them. Her case received additional attention in the spring of 2014, after authorities searched her parents' farm and their residence in the 9700 block of Hemlock Lane north for information in her case, but the search turned up nothing of interest. Maple Grove police are investigating her disappearance.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Maple Grove Police Department


    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    Child Protection Education Of America
    Delta College Campus Police Department
    The Doe Network
    The St. Paul Pioneer Press
    KARE 11 TV
    CBS Minnesota
    The Hamilton Spectator


    Updated 7 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 6, 2015; age-progression updated.

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