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    Debra Ann Wilhite (19) - Evansville IN, 1974

    Debra Ann Wilhite

    Endangered Missing

    Missing From: Evansville, Indiana

    Missing Since: October 16, 1974

    Age: 19 -- Height: 5'6" -- Weight: 120 lbs -- Hair Color: Brown -- Eye Color: Green

    Debra's nickname is Debi. She may use the last name Pfettscher. Her ears are pierced.

    Debra was last seen on October 16, 1974. After dropping her two small daughters off at her mother's house, she went to work. She was last seen leaving work after her shift in a green 1966 Ford Galaxy, Vehicle Identification number: 6W66X173520. The vehicle has not been located.

    Two witnesses that worked with Debra that evening stated they saw her speaking to a man in the restaurant before she left. One witness stated they overheard the man asking Debra for a ride. The two left at the same time, but it is not known if she agreed to give him a ride.

    Several years later, a woman stated that her father had confessed to her he had shot Debra, put her body in her vehicle, and then shotgunned the vehicle into a stripper pit located outside of Elberfeld, Indiana. Because this area was a hang out for many at this time, and the pit was filled with water, it had been nicknamed "The Duck Pond". In 1994, it was found the stripper pit had been drained of water contents and filled with approximately 30 feet of dirt in the early 1980's. When drained, the bottom of the stripper pit contained approximately 15 feet of silt, a soft, quicksand like earth. If Debra's vehicle were there it would not have been visible to the workers on site. She remains missing.

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