Jennifer Lee Schmidt

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Above Images: Schmidt, circa 1985


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 6, 1985 from West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 19 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6, 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white blouse, pink shorts and flat white shoes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Schmidt was a freshman at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana in 1985; she majored in electrical engineering. She lived in Dayton, Ohio when she was not at school. She was last seen at Purdue on August 6, 1985. She left her apartment near the university campus to go talk to a professor. She was last seen talking to an acquaintance at Grant and Northwestern Streets. Schmidt has never been heard from again. Foul play is suspected in her case. She was declared legally dead in 1993.


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


    Source Information
    WLFI 18
    The Doe Network
    The Lafayette Journal and Courier
    Unsolved in the News


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 7, 2010; height, weight and clothing/jewelry description added, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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