Left: Reiter circa 1992; Right: Age-Progression by NCME to age 18 (circa 2009)
Melissa Erin Reiter
Missing since May 23, 1992 from Little Neck, New York.
Classification: Family Abduction
Circumstances of Disappearance
On May 23, 1992, Melissa disappeared from her Queens home. The courts had awarded custody to Melissa’s father. Melissa was 16-months old when she disappeared. She is believed to be with her noncustodial mother, Beth Shari Reiter, aka "Beth Shoken". Investigators believe that Melissa may still be in the New York area.
Beth Shari Reiter
Investigators New York City Police
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Missing Person Squad
New York City Police
Local Case Number: KNMP07722
NCIC Number: M-579991544
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services