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Case File 167DFSD

1 Age-Progression
Left: Baldeagle, circa 1984; Right: Age-progression to 36 years by NCMEC

Sharon Baldeagle
Missing since September 18, 1984 from Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota.
Classification: Non-Family Abduction

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: June 26, 1972
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 12 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'3; 110 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Native female. Black hair; brown eyes
  • Clothing:Black/yellowish tiger striped top. Black shoes. Red bag.

Circumstances of Disappearance
BaldEagle and another girl from Hot Springs were hitchhiking near Casper, Wyoming on September 19, 1984 when they were picked up by Royal Russell Long and taken to his Evansville, Wyoming home.

According to testimony, Long bound the girls at gunpoint and beat BaldEagle. Later that night the friend escaped and sought help from a neighbor. When the police arrived at the home, Long and BaldEagle were gone. There has been no trace of BaldEagle since that time.

Long was arrested a week later in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He plead guilty to kidnapping the girls for the purpose of committing indecent liberties with a minor and one count of aggravated assault. He died in prison in November 1993. Long maintained he drove BaldEagle to Cheyenne and found her another ride to Texas. He denied knowing BaldEagle's whereabouts.

If you have any information concerning Baldeagle's case, please contact:
Fall River County Sheriff's Office

You may remain anonymous when submitting information to any agency.

Agency Case Number: 63037R

NCMEC #: NCMC600185

NCIC Number: M-179514672
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
The Daily Oklahoman
Casper Star Tribune

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