North American Missing Persons Network
Elizabeth Nicole Forshee-Syperda

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Above Images: Forshee-Syperda, circa 2000

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 17, 2000 from Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: May 13, 1978
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 5'3"-5'4"
  • Weight: 140-150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Naturally curly hair. Ears
    are pierced multiple times. Tongue and left nipple are pierced.
    A heart tattoo encircles her navel.
  • Clothing: Black jeans, a t-shirt.
  • Jewelry: Diamond and emerald ring, a wedding ring, and a
    diamond Year 2000 necklace.
  • AKA: "Elizabeth Nicole
    Syperda. Her nickname is "Liz". Maiden name is "Forshee".
  • NCIC Number: M-670900255
  • Case Number: 00-4376
  • Dentals: Yes
  • DNA: Yes

  • Details of Disappearance
    Elizabeth was last seen by her roommate as she left her residence in Mount Pleasant, Iowa on July 17, 2000, to go to work. She left all of her personal belongings. There has been no activity on Elizabeth's bank account and she never claimed her paycheck from her employer.

    Elizabeth's estranged husband was arrested and charged with domestic abuse not long after her disappearance. The arrest was in connection with a violent confrontation with Elizabeth a month before she vanished. He pled guilty to assault in that case and was sentenced to probation. He has been cooperative in the investigation into his wife's disappearance and has never been charged in connection with it.

    Elizabeth has previously lived in California.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Mount Pleasant Police Department
    (319) 385-1450
    Iowa Missing Person Information Clearinghouse
    (800) 346-5507

    Source Information
    Iowa Department of Public Safety