Rene Michelle Roof

Above: Roof, circa 1994


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 15, 1994 from Lancaster, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 2, 1973
  • Age: 20 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Roof's ears are pierced and she has a scar on the back of her right thigh and a tattoo of a heart on a vine on her left wrist. She may use the alias Theresa Ranier. Some accounts spell her name "Renee."
  • Medical Conditions: Roof was addicted to drugs at the time of her disappearance. She has been in rehabilitation programs four times.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Roof was last seen on April 15, 1994 leaving her mother's home in a mobile home park on east Avenue I in Lancaster, California. She has never been heard from again. Roof led a risky lifestyle at the time of her disappearance. She had been involved with drugs since age 13 and associated with criminals, but her loved ones stated she was not the kind of person who would leave without telling anyone.

    Foul play is suspected in Roof's disappearance due to her lifestyle. Her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Los Angeles Daily News


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 2, 2007; details of disappearance updated.

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