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Case File: Kim Sue Leggett 938DFTX

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1-6: Kim Sue Leggett circa 1984; 7: Ross Cotton Gin circa 1984

Kim Sue Leggett

  • Case Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Missing Since: October 9, 1984
  • Location Last Seen: Mercedes, Hidalgo County, Texas
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: December 27, 1962
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 21 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 5'6"
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 110 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): N/A
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Scar on her chin.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available at UNT.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown.
  • Jewelry: Unknown.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown.
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    Kim Sue Leggett was last seen talking to two men outside of her place of employment, the Ross Cotton Gin, which was owned by her father-in-law. She disappeared between 4:30 PM and 4:45 PM.

    On the same day around 4:45 PM, Kim's parents received two phone calls indicating that she had been kidnapped. Kim's family drove to the Ross Cotton Gin and found her car with her purse and keys in it. There was a ranson note demanding $250,000.

    Kim left behind a husband and young son. Foul play is suspected.

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

  • Agency Name: Mercedes Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 956-565-3102
  • Agency Name: Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Agency Contact Person: Missing Persons Clearinghouse
  • Agency Phone Number: 512-424-5074 or 800-346-3243

  • Agency Case Number: LE: 84-10028; TXDPS: M8803022
  • NCIC Case Number: M850337768
  • NamUs Case Number: MP #8554
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • NamUs
  • CA DOJ
  • Unsolved in the News Blog
  • KRGV News Articles

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    Last Updated: 10/29/12 - By: DD / TX AD

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