The Doe Network:
Case File 11DFFL

Huels 1 Age-Progression 
Right: Age-progression of Huels at age 43 (circa 2010)

Tinze Lucinda Huels
Missing since October 27, 1984 from Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.
Classification: Non-Family Abduction

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: April 6, 1967
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 17 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'5" (165 cm); 140 lbs (64 kg)
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair; brown eyes.
  • Marks, Scars: Huels has a circular burn scar on her left leg.
  • AKA: Lucinda Mauldin
  • Dentals: Available
  • DNA: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Huels, a mother of two left home on October 27, 1984 to go to the laundromat. Her car was later found in a bar's parking lot. Two weeks after her disappearance, her purse was located at a campground in Hillsborough County, FL -- only her keys were missing.
She disappeared from Tampa amid a string of serial killings. Huels left behind a husband and two young children.
A half-dozen detectives worked, concerned that Huels might have been abducted and murdered. Divers combed ponds, bulletins were issued.
A hoax took place in the early 1990s revolving around Huels's case. A woman from Arkansas claimed that she was Huels. The story was fabricated, but several media outlets published the claims.

If you have any information on Huels' whereabouts, please contact:
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office


You can remain anonymous when submitting information.

Agency Case Number:

NCMEC #: NCMC601768

NCIC Number: M-666208169
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information: The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
Florida Missing Children Information Clearinghouse
Florida Department of Law Enforcement

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