North American Missing Persons Network
Kimberly Ann Riley

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Above Image: Riley, circa 1998; age-progessed to 29 years (circa 2008)

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 23, 1998 from Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 12, 1979
  • Age: 19
  • Height: 5'2"
  • Weight: 122 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: She has a scar on her
    abdomen from an appendectomy, small scar on her forehead.
    Left ring finger does not have a fingernail.
  • Medical Conditions: Was taking medicine for a blood
    disorder that affected her platelets. She did not have her
    medication with her. Dentals are available.
  • Clothing: Possibly wearing jeans.
  • Jewelry: Gold hoop earrings, gold chain necklaces.
  • AKA: "Kim", "Kimmy"
  • NCIC Number: M-179536992
  • Case Number: 2203F90

  • Details of Disappearance
    Riley was last seen in Lorain, Ohio on December 23, 1998. On that date she left her two children with their paternal grandmother saying that she was going shopping with an acquaintance, who is described as a black male approximately 5'10," 165 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes. She never returned and has not been seen or heard from since. Her vehicle was located in Cleveland, Ohio five days later. There were blood spatters on pieces of cardboard which were in the trunk. In the fall of 2003, after DNA testing was completed it was determined the blood indeed belonged to Kimberly.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Lorain Police Department
    Det. Mark Carpenteria
    (440) 204-2105 ext. 230
    United States Marshall Service
    (216) 522-8320

    Source Information
    National Center for Missing Adults
    Lorain Police Department