North American Missing Persons Network
Diane Marie Kennedy

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Above Images: Kennedy, circa 1996

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 31, 1996 from Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 21, 1957
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 5'0-175"
  • Weight: 135 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scar on upper portion of
    forehead. Indentation at the base of neck. Wears prescription glasses.
    Birthmark scar on neck near Adam's Apple.
  • Clothing: Gray wool winter jacket, blue or black jeans and tan
    winter boots. Carried a small-sized black duffel bag with
    red straps.
  • Case Number: 970030

  • Details of Disappearance
    Kennedy was last seen walking away from her residence at approximately 10:00 PM on December 31, 1996. She lived on Candlelight Lane near Rabbit Skin Road in Waynesville, North Carolina.

    Kennedy has worked in the dental field as a technician for most of her working career. She has lived in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and North Carolina and has relatives in Florida and California.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Haywood County Sheriff's Office
    Detective Sandy Melton
    (828) 452-6768
    (800) 545-1541
    Haywood County CrimeStoppers
    (877) 922-7463

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