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3687DFME - Pauline Rourke


Name: Pauline Rourke
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: December 15, 1976
Location Last Seen: Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine

Physical Description

Date of Birth: circa 1944
Age: 32 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Unavailable
Fingerprints: Unavailable
DNA: Unavailable

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Rourke was reported missing on 12-15-76. She lived in a mobile home with Albert P. Cochran. Rourke was last seen by her daughter. Her daughter reported overhearing her mother and Cochran arguing the night before she disappeared.

Rourke was scheduled to be interviewed by State Police investigators, in reference to the Janet Baxter homicide, as a possible witness against Cochran. Cochran was convicted of the murder of Janet Baxter in 1998 and denies any knowledge of Rourke's disappearance. Rourke's body has not been recovered.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: (207) 624-7143
Agency E-Mail: N/A

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: Unknown

Information Source(s)

Maine State Police
Tip Form

Admin Notes

Added: 2/14/2017; Last Updated: 2/14/2017

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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