Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Rachanda was last seen at her home on July 10, 1990.
On April 4, 2013 Linn County sheriff’s detectives arrested John Arthur Ackroyd on a murder charge in connection with the 1990 disappearance of his 13-year-old stepdaughter Rachanda Leah Pickle. Ackroyd is currently serving a life sentence in the murder of Kaye Turner, a competitive runner from Eugene who was killed in 1978 in Central Oregon. Ackroyd was convicted in 1993 of murdering Turner and recently became eligible to apply for parole in the case.
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Linn County Sheriff's Office