Kathy Sue Wilcox

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Top Row and Bottom Left: Kathy, circa 1972;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 57 (circa 2014)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 12, 1972 from Otsego, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: December 25, 1956
  • Age: 15 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, gray eyes. Kathy has healed fractures in her legs. She also broke her toes in the late 1960s or early 1970s, but these injuries may not show in an X-ray. She has a hooked fingernail on one of her index fingers.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A purple shirt and blue jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Kathy was last seen leaving her Otsego, Michigan residence on July 12, 1972. She got into a family argument and left her house on west Franklin Street angily, on foot. As she was leaving she said, "I will never see you again." Kathy never returned home and has never been heard from again. She left all her belongings and money behind.

    Kathy's sister is still alive and searching for her. Her sister stated Kathy had become rebellious prior to her disappearance and was associating with rough people. Little information is available in her case, which remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    The Doe Network
    Facebook Page for Kathy Wilcox
    The Detroit Free Press


    Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004.

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

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