The Doe Network:
Case File 314DFPA

1 2 2 Age-Progression
Left and Center: Lakey, circa 1986; Right: Age-progressed to age 31 (circa 2006)

Michelle Jolene Lakey
Missing since August 26, 1986 from Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Classification: Non-Family Abduction

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: October 21, 1974
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 11 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'0; 80 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Dark blonde/brown hair; brown eyes. Lakey had long fingernails at the time of her disappearance.
  • Clothing: Lakey was last seen wearing dark blue sweatpants; a white shirt with purple trim; and size 8 brown sandals; size 14 clothes.
  • Dentals: Not available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Lakey visited her mother at Mercy Hospital in Scranton, Pennsylvania on August 26, 1986.
She was last seen returning to her residence on North Washington Avenue, accompanied by a female schoolmate. Lakey was planning on spending the night at her schoolmate’s residence on Myrtle Street. Lakey may have entered a light yellow car approximately one block from her family's home. No further contact or information has been received to date concerning the whereabouts of Lakey.

If you have any information concerning Lakey's whereabouts, please contact:
Scranton Police Department
Corporal Chris Sensi
Pennsylvania State Police
Troop R
Criminal Investigation Division is

You may remain anonymous when submitting information.

Agency Number: R01-0120878

NCMEC #: NCMC601792

NCIC Number: M241631308
Please refer to these numbers when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
California Office of the Attorney General
Pennsylvania State Police

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