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Case File 1622DFNC


Diane Marie Kennedy
Missing since December 31, 1996 from Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: November 21, 1957
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 39 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 4'11 to 5' and 145 to 175 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown shoulder length hair; brown eyes. Wears prescription glasses
  • Marks, Scars: She has a scar upper middle forehead; hole type indentation mark at the base of her throat. Birthmark scar on neck near Adam's apple.
  • Clothing: Gray winter jacket, blue or black jeans and tan winter boots. She was also carrying a small black duffel bag with red straps.
  • Dentals: Available
  • Fingerprints: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Kennedy was last seen at approximately 10:00 pm, as she walked away from her Waynesville home on December 31, 1996.
Kennedy has worked in the Dental field as a technician for most of her working career.
She has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut and North Carolina and has relatives in Florida and California.

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

Haywood County Sheriffs Office
Detective Sandy Melton
1-800-545-1541 extension 2160

Agency Case Number: 970030

Source Information:
Missing Persons Throughout The World
Unsolved Mysteries
NamUs MP #2524

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