TX TX - Sheila Cooks, 18, Austin, 16 May 1979

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  1. JerseyGirl

    JerseyGirl Moderator Staff Member Forum Coordinators

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    http://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/28087681/crimewatch-austin-teen-missing-since-1979

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    JusticeWillBeServed Well-Known Member

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    https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/27940/0/
    http://www.nampn.org/cases/cooks_sheila.html

    Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
    Missing Since: May 16, 1979 from Austin, Travis County, Texas
    Classification: Endangered Missing
    Date Of Birth: 1960
    Age: 18
    Height: 5'3"
    Weight: 95 lbs.
    Hair Color: Black
    Eye Color: Brown
    Race: Black
    Gender: Female
    Case Number: 1979-0037577

    Details of Disappearance
    Sheila Cooks was last seen on May 16, 1979. Sheila left her mother's home located at 1193 1/2 San Bernard. Her destination was two-and-a-half miles away at 1825 East 38 1/2 Street where had an appointment with her probation officer.

    After re-tracing those steps, the family called police. Neighbors and church groups also searched.

    Austin police investigated and learned that Sheila made her appointment. What happened after she left is unknown.
     
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    KateB New Member

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    Sheila's case is one of many listed with this investigative story about NamUs and Austin's local missing persons & homicide cases.
    Texas center helps solve mysteries from Austin and across the country
    May 1, 2015
    http://kxan.com/investigative-story...mysteries-from-austin-and-across-the-country/

    video & more at link.

    Bumping for Sheila, missing 36 years ago today.
     

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