WY DEBORAH RAE MEYER: Missing from Rawlins, WY - 4 Aug 1974 - Age 14


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Left: Meyer, circa 1974;

Deborah Rae Meyer
Missing since August 4, 1974 from Rawlins, Carbon County, Wyoming.
Classification: Non family Abduction

Vital Statistics
Date Of Birth: October 20, 1958
Age at Time of Disappearance: 14 years old
Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'4"; 115 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair; brown eyes.
Marks, Scars: A small round growth on her left ear.
Dentals: Deborah has a full set of false teeth
Other: DNA available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Deborah left a relative's home in Rawlins, Wyoming on August 4, 1974 to see a movie and never returned. She has not been seen or heard from since.

There were four disappearances of young women within a seven-week period in July and August 1974 in and around the town of Rawlins. Carlene Brown was last seen with her friend Christy Gross, age 19, while visiting the Little Britches Rodeo in Rawlins, Wyoming on July 4, 1974.
The skeletal remains of Christy Gross were found on October 27, 1983, three miles south of Sinclair, Wyoming. She had been killed by two heavy blows to the skull.
Ten-year-old Jayleen Banker vanished while visiting the Carbon County Rodeo after being separated from a friend on August 23rd. Her body was later recovered in a field.
Deborah and Carlene have never been located.

The suspect in the 1981 Oklahoma abductions of Cinda Pallett and Charlotte Kinsey, and the 1984 abduction of Sharon Baldeagle was considered a possible suspect in the 1974 cases because he lived in the area and worked in fairs and carnivals like the ones being held at the time. But, no evidence has ever connected him to them.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Rawlins Police Department
Carbon County Sheriff's Department

Case Number: 603810
NCMEC #: NCMC603810
NCIC Number: M0244489228
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
NamUs MP #6007

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