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Case File 1704DFIL

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Barbara Glueckert
Missing since August 21, 1976 in Huntley, Kane County, Illinois
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date of Birth: September 7, 1961
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 14 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'4"; 120 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Dark brown hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing: Green T-shirt, blue corduroy jeans, tan Earth shoes and a rope belt.
  • Jewelry: A leather necklace with beads.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Glueckert was last seen leaving a concert on August 21, 1976. She was with a 24-year-old area man who had previous rape accusations made against him but was never convicted.

 The suspect left the area, but authorities eventually tracked him down in San Francisco. They found a letter he wrote that said he "put the girl in the ground". The suspect is now deceased. He denied any knowledge of Glueckert's death or her whereabouts for the rest of his life.

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

Mount Prospect Police Department/Arlington Heights Police Department
Detective Mike Nelson

Agency Case Number: 76-13064C/M9230174

NCIC Number: M581855800
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
The Pueblo Chieftain
CBS2 Chicago
NamUs MP #4594

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