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North American Missing Persons Network
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Amber Shawnell Hoopes

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Above Images: Hoopes, circa 2001


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 14, 2001 from Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 27, 1980
  • Age: 20
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hoopes wears a diamond stud earring
    in her upper left ear.
  • Medical Conditions: Hoopes has been diagnosed with vitaligo, a skin
    condition that causes white-colored spots to extend from her left thigh to
    her ankle.
  • Clothing: Hoopes was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, gray
    and white boxer shorts, and a terry cloth gray robe.


  • Details of Disappearance
    Amber Hoopes was last seen by family members in their residence in Idaho Falls, Idaho, at approximately 10:30 p.m. on September 14, 2001. At approximately 1:00 a.m., a family member found the television and lights were on in Amber's bedroom, but she was no longer inside. Her personal belongings were still in the room.

    Keith Glenn Hescock has been investigated for possible involvement in Hoopes's case, and also the 1993 disappearance of Stephanie Lyn Crane. Hescock kidnapped a fourteen-year-old girl in June 2002. She escaped from him and he later committed suicide. Hescock had worked for the Hoopes family, and his neighbor says he was in Challis, Idaho the weekend Crane disappeared from that location. He also owned a yellow pickup truck similar to the one that may be connected to Crane's case. Authorities have not been able to link him to either disappearance, however.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

    Idaho Missing Person Clearinghouse
    208-884-7134
    Email
    OR
    Bonneville Co SO
    208-529-1200


    Source Information
    Idaho State Police
    Namus