The Doe Network:
Case File 1653DFIL


Karen L. Schepers
Missing since April 16, 1983 from Carpentersville, Kane County, Illinois
Classification: Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: September 20, 1959
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 23 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'7"; 125 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair, shoulder length; brown eyes.
  • Fingerprints: Available
  • Clothing: Tan corduroy coat with hood, "Wittenauer" watch.
  • Dentals: Available. Tooth NB 14 has root canal work.
  • DNA: Available.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Karen Schepers was last seen on April 16, 1983 at approximately 01:00.
Schepers had gone to a bar in Carpentersville, Illinois to help celebrate the promotion of some coworkers. Schepers was the last one of her group to leave. She was never heard from again.
Schepers vehicle was never found. She was driving a 1980 Toyota, yellow in color, having IL registration XP8919.
Schepers has not used any of her credit cards, and no funds have been withdrawn from her checking and/or savings accounts.

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

Elgin Police Department
Detective Gorcowski

Agency Case Number: 83-04-0814

NCIC Number: M106601390
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Elgin Police Department
Daily Herald
NamUs MP #1317

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