Illinois-Rachel Mellon Skemp

Missing Since: 01/31/96
Missing from: Bolingbrook, Illinois
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: 10/13/82
Age at disappearance: 13
Height: 5’0″
Weight: 62 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel
Race: Asian
Gender: Female
Distinguishing Characteristics: Mole on the upper left side
of her lip. Pierced ears.
Clothing: Yellow sweatpants, pink shirt and red slippers.
She may have been wrapped in a blue blanket.
She may use the last name “Skemp”.

Details of Disappearance
Rachel stayed home from school on January 31, 1996 due to an illness. She was last seen taking a nap in her bedroom at her family’s residence in Bolingbrook, Illinois sometime during the afternoon. Vince left the house to take the family’s dog for a walk in the afternoon while Rachel was asleep.

Upon her stepfather’s return, he did not check on Rachel. Rachel’s disappearance was discovered by her family at approximately 5:00 p.m. Rachel’s purse, coat and winter clothes were still at her home. Her disappearance remains unsolved and no arrests have been made in connection with her case.

Bolingbrook Police Department
(630) 226-0600

Bolingbrook Police Department

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