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Case File: Melinda Kay Mele - 3409DFFL

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Melinda Kay Mele

  • Case Classification: Missing
  • Missing Since: August 1, 1998
  • Location Last Seen: Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida

    Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: November 17, 1955
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 42 yrs old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 5'3"
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 130-140 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): Mele, Melinda Kay, Cox, Melinda Draper

  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Hysterectomy scar, several fillings on her molars

  • Dentals: Available
  • Fingerprints: Available
  • DNA: Available
    Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown

  • Jewelry: Unknown

  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown

    Circumstances of Disappearance

    Melinda "Mindy" Mele went missing sometime in early to mid August of 1998. Her 1985 Red Chevy Blazer was found abandoned on the side of the road off Highway 60.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Indian River County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Chris Cassinari
  • Agency Phone Number: 772-569-6700

  • Agency Case Number: 1999-86194

    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • FDLE Missing Person
  • Information graciously provided by family and loved ones

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    Last Updated: 04.16.2014 - By: JudyR

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