Cindy Loretta Rowles

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Left: Cindy, circa 1986;
Right: Age-progression to age 44 (circa 2012)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 16, 1986 from Kingston, New York
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 16, 1968
  • Age: 17 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Sandy blonde hair, blue eyes. Cindy has a tattoo on her left arm. She occasionally wears eyeglasses.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Cindy was last seen as a passenger in a vehicle circling around the parking lot of a restaurant at state Route 28 and Maverick Road in West Hurley, New York on August 16, 1986. She resided on Downs Street in Kingston, New York at the time. She has never been heard from again. Since her disappearance, Cindy has not used her Social Security number or credit cards.

    Investigators have a suspect in Cindy's disappearance, a man with a history of mental illness who told police he was involved in Cindy's case and in the disappearance of Laura Smith Williams, who disappeared from Connelly, New York in 1994. He told authorities where they should look to find evidence in both cases. Police consider the man's statements to be credible, but he has not been charged in connection with either Cindy or Williams's cases due to a lack of evidence to support his statement. Both disappearances remain unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Kingston Police Department
    914-331-8404

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    The Doe Network
    The Daily Freeman

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 22, 2013; age-progression updated.

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