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910DFIN - Tricia Lynn Reitler

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Name: Tricia Lynn Reitler
Case Classification: Missing
Missing Since: March 29, 1993
Location Last Seen: Marion, Grant County, Indiana

Physical Description

Date of Birth: February 9, 1974
Age: 19 yrs old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 103-110 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Nickname/Alias: None
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Possible small unfinished tattoo on left ankle.


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Outer clothing recovered at crime scene
Jewelry: Silver ring, Indian style leather strap necklace
Additional Personal Items: Large face watch w/ Roman numerals

Circumstances of Disappearance

Reitler was last seen at approximately 20:00 on March 29, 1993. She was a student at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana. She walked to Marsh Supermarket, which was approximately one-half mile from the university's campus. Reitler disappeared shortly after leaving the store.

Reitler's bloodstained clothing was discovered in a field near Seybold Pool, which is located between Marsh's Supermarket and the campus.

At least three suspects have been named by police, but no one has been charged in her disappearance. Foul play is suspected.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Marion Police department
Agency Contact Person: Detedtive Captain Robin Young
Agency Phone Number: 765-668-4417
Agency E-Mail: [email protected]
Agency Case Number: 1993-65081

Agency Name: Grant County Prosecutor's Office
Agency Contact Person: Jay Kay
Agency Phone Number: 765-664-0739
Agency E-Mail: [email protected]
Agency Case Number: 1993-65081

NCIC Case Number: M633946073
NamUs Case Number: 7025
NCMEC Case Number: 780520

Information Source(s)

The Journal-Gazette
Sun Newspapers 3/26/1998
Sun Newspapers 2003

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 7/11/2017

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

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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