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Case File 1592DFIL

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Age-progressed to 27 years (circa 2010); Right: Age-progressed to 30 years

Rachel Marie Mellon-Skemp
Missing since January 31, 1996 from Bolingbrook, Will County, Illinois
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: October 13, 1982
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 13 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'0"; 70-75 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian female. Black hair (short at time of disappearance bu often had shoulder length hair); hazel eyes.
  • Marks, Scars: A small mole on the upper left side of her lip. Both ears pierced.
  • Clothing: Yellow sweatpants, a pink top, red house-slippers. A blue blanket was missing.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • DNA: In CODIS.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Mellon was last seen at her residence in Bolingbrook, Illinois on January 31, 1996.
She was home ill that day with her stepfather.
Her stepfather walked the family dog while Rachel went to her bedroom. Upon her stepfather's return, he did not check on Rachel.
Rachel's disappearance was discovered by her family at approximately 17:00.
Although a few articles of her clothing are missing, Rachel's purse, coat and winter clothes were still at her home.

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

Bolingbrook Police Department (Illinois)
Missing Persons Unit
Detective Mark Revis

Agency Case Number: 96-2670

NCMEC #: NCMC814151

NCIC Number: M916161162
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Child Protection Education of America, Inc.
Polly Klaas Foundation
Remembering Rachel Marie Mellon Skemp
Bolingbrook Police Department
NamUs MP #2397

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