Name: Kristin Denise Smart
Case Classification: Missing
Missing Since: May 25, 1996
Location Last Seen: San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, California
Date of Birth: February 20, 1977
Age: 19 yrs old
Weight: 125-155 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Long, straight hair that is dyed a dark blonde.
Clothing: Grey half t-shirt, black vinyl shorts, Red/white tennis shoes.
Additional Personal Items: None
Kristin Smart was last seen at 02.00 in the morning of May 25, 1996, walking back to her residence hall on the Cal Poly campus from a party. She was accompanied by a male student who is the last known person believed to have seen Kristin Smart. He had reportedly just met Kristin at an off-campus party a few blocks away. Both had reportedly been drinking alcohol.
The student stated that he parted with Kristin Smart at the intersection of Grand and Perimeter. This location is a short distance from both of their dorms. The student has refused to speak with or cooperate with the Sheriff's Department regarding the disappearance.
Her roommate did not report her missing until May 28, 1996. Her identification, clothes and toiletries were left behind. She has not contacted friends or family since that date. Foul play is suspected. She was a freshman speech communications major at Cal Poly at the time.
Agency Name: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Detective Nathan Paul
Agency Phone Number: 805-781-4550
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 960610965
NCIC Case Number: M-932737590
NamUs Case Number: 1984
NCMEC Case Number: 1062418
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Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 5/7/2017
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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.