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Case File: Lynne Kathryn Schulze - 1582DFVT

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Lynne Kathryn Schulze

  • Case Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Missing Since: December 10, 1971
  • Location Last Seen: Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: 1953
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 18 years old
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Gender: Female
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 5’3
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 115 lbs
  • Hair Color: Light brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Severe acne on face at time of disappearance.
  • Dentals: Available
  • Fingerprints: Not available
  • DNA: Not available
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue jeans, brown ski parka and maroon pullover sweater.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    Lynne Schulze was a freshman at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont and grew up in Simsbury, Connecticut. Lynne was an avid outdoors person and spent many of her weekends, while at Middlebury College, off exploring and hiking in New England. She frequently hitchhiked but always returned home. Lynne was very close with her family and it was out of character for her to not be in touch. Lynne was last seen on Friday, December 10, 1971, which was the first day of her final exams at Middlebury College. Lynne left behind all of her personal property, including her wallet and sleeping bag.

    The following is a summary of that last day:
    7:45 AM Lynne’s roommate leaves and Lynne is still Sleeping
    12:30 PM Lynne is seen by a fellow college student outside a building that houses the bus station and a local health food store on Court Street in Middlebury. She is eating dried prunes that she purchased at the health food store and says she is going to New York, but the bus has already left. Lynne walked back to campus with her fellow college student.
    12:45 PM Lynne is seen by a friend and fellow college student in her dorm room. The two have a final exam together at 1:00 PM. Lynne does not want to talk about the exam, and is distracted and looking for her favorite pen.
    12:50 PM Lynne is seen by the same friend, she still in her dorm room.
    12:55 PM Lynne is no long in her dorm room and he friend goes to the final exam.
    1:00 PM Lynne did not take her final exam.
    2:15 PM Lynne is seen standing on Court Street by another fellow college student. She is across from the bus station and the health food store. This is the last time she is ever seen.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Middlebury Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Kris Bowdish
  • Agency Phone Number: 802-388-3191
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: 92-1939
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Vermont State Police
  • Motorcyclist Online
  • Burlington Free Press
  • The Addison Independent

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