Fourth and Fifth Images: Progressed to age 26 (circa 2007) and age 32 (circa 2013)
Name: Kemberly Lorin Ramer
Case Classification: Lost, Injured, Missing
Missing Since: August 15, 1997
Location Last Seen: Opp, Covington County, Alabama
Date of Birth: May 18, 1980
Age: 17 years old
Weight: 130 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown, long and straight.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: She has thick eyebrows. She wears contact lenses.
Dentals: Available. She has clear braces on her teeth.
Fingerprints: Not available
Clothing: Possibly wearing gray cut off sweat pants and a white t-shirt with several bright colors on the front with the words "New Orleans" under the design. No shoes were missing but she wears a size 6 or 6 1/2.
Jewelry: Gold ankle chain and a gold rope necklace.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Kemberly Lorin Ramer, known as Kem, was last seen leaving her boyfriend's residence around 11:45 p.m., to return to her father's house, where she lived, about five minutes away.
Her father wasn't worried when he saw Kem wasn't home the next morning, thinking she may have spent the night at her mother's house. He noticed Kem's bed was a bit more rumpled than usual, but there were no conclusive signs of a struggle and no signs of forced entry into the house.
Two days later, on August 17th, her parents reported her missing. Her family insists Kem wouldn't have run away, saying that despite her parents' divorce, she was happy and was looking forward to attending college in Mobile.
Investigators believe she disappeared sometime between midnight and 5:00 a.m., leaving behind her car, keys, clothes, money, and her contact lenses, which she couldn't see without.
Nine months after Ramer's disappearance, investigators searched a rural Walton County lake, acting on tips that her body was there. The search lasted three days and turned up no clues relating to the case. Again in 2001, a nonprofit group from Texas searched Baptism Hole, but turned up no clues. In 2006, investigators searched a sinkhole near Ponce de Leon, Florida, after receiving an anonymous tip, but that search also turned up no evidence.
Ramer was about to start her senior year at Opp High School when she suddenly vanished. She was a straight A student.
Agency Name: Opp Police Department
Agency Contact Person: LT Mark Kyser
Agency Phone Number: 334-493-4511
Agency Case Number: 97-080100
Agency Name: FBI
Agency Contact Person: Special Agent Stephen Cupp
Agency Phone Number: 251-438-3674
Agency Case Number: Unknown
Agency Name: Alabama Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 800-228-7688
Agency Case Number: Unknown
NCIC Case Number: M050308286
NamUs Case Number: 4025
NCMEC Case Number: 836649
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Added: 1/10/06; Last Updated: 10/15/15
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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.