The Doe Network:
Case File 1528DFFL


Khiva McPike Kniffen
Missing since September 14, 1985 from Jay, Santa Rosa County, Florida
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Kniffen was last seen at her Jay, Florida home that she shared with her husband and two adopted children, on September 14, 1985.
There has been no contact with her children or any other family members since that time. Khiva Kniffen lost her first two children to a disease and her and her husband had adopted two more.
At the time of her disappearance, her husband was a minister at the West Jay Church of Christ, which is no longer in existence and now houses a feed store. Foul play is suspected.

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

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office
Major Crimes Unit
Detective Paul Lio

Agency Case Number: 848105

NCIC Number: M-173758775
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office
Florida Department of Law Enforcement

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