Michele Reidenbach
North American Missing Persons Network
Michele Reidenbach

1 2 ap
Above Images: Reidenbach Right: AP to age 51

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 22, 1981 from Zelienople, Pennsylvania
  • Classification: Non Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: December 29, 1964
  • Age: 16
  • Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
  • Weight: 110 lbs (50 kg)
  • Hair Color: Sandy/Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Reportedly was a chain smoker.
  • AKA: Shelly
  • Clothing: Blue jeans; a wine-colored, v-necked sweater.
  • Jewelry: A gold necklace with a "knot" pendant.
  • Case Number: D1-220475
  • NCMEC Case Number: 601875
  • Dental: Available
  • DNA: Available

  • Details of Disappearance
    Michele was last seen at her part-time job at at Mel-Den TV and Appliance after school. At 4 p.m., she left her job to walk to a Rite-Aid pharmacy located a half block away to buy cold medicine. A clerk at the store confirmed that she purchased the medicine and left the store. The last confirmed sighting of Michele was at the Super Duper supermarket parking lot on South Main Street in Zelienople that afternoon. Her boss said he saw her talking with someone in a red car. She has not been seen or heard from since.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pennsylvania State Police
    Trooper Chris Birchbickler
    Zelienople Police Department
    Chief James Miller

    Source Information
    Unsolved in the News