Melissa Jo Sermons
North American Missing Persons Network
Melissa Jo Sermons

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 3, 1992 from Polk County, Florida
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 13, 1965
  • Age: 27
  • Height:5'10"
  • Weight: 175 lbs
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Race:White
  • Gender:Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics:Scar under nose and pierced ears
  • Jewelry:Horse shoe ring with diamonds, black watch,
    rope chain
  • AKA: Pauline Crouse
  • Case Number:92-051864

  • Details of Disappearance
    The victim was last seen at a rodeo in Dade City with her date, Larry Costine. On 05/05/92, Costine was found shot to death inside his North Lakeland residence. Sermons has not been seen or heard from since. She worked with horses and was involved in the rodeo culture.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Polk County Sheriff's Office
    Detective Larry Ashley
    863 298-6200 or 1 800 226-0344

    Source Information
    Polk County Florida Sheriff's Office