Margaret Mae Tighe

Above: Tighe, circa 1998


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 24, 1998 from Manhattan, Kansas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 15, 1966
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 110 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Tighe resided with her boyfriend, Michael D. Klingsieck, in 1998. The couple lived in the 7430 block of Vineyard Road in St. George, Kansas. Klingsieck told authorities that he drove Tighe to her sister's residence on November 24, 1998. He claimed that he last saw Tighe near the intersection of McCall Road and U.S. Route 24 in Manhattan, Kansas on November 24, 1998. She has never been heard from again.

    Tighe's family members reported her as a missing person on December 10, 1998, three weeks after her disappearance. Investigators said that Klingsieck's statements regarding Tighe's case were inconsistent. He took a polygraph in connection to her disappearance and is not considered a suspect. The couple's home was searched by authorities shortly afterwards. Evidence was reportedly collected at their residence, but officials did not release any information publicly. Foul play is suspected in Tighe's case, which remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    Kansas Bureau Of Investigation
    The Kansas State Collegian
    Unsolved Crimes
    The Topeka Capital-Journal


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