Home » Michelle Chrysler, 22: Last Seen With An Unknown Man In 1997
For a case where there was reportedly speculation of an abduction, little is known about Michelle Chrysler. The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System database lists the 22-year-old as going missing on June 1, 1997, but very little else is known about the case. There aren’t any agencies or news stations that have provided additional information, making tracing the circumstances surrounding the disappearance a difficult feat.
What has been reported is that Michelle Chrysler was in Gary, Indiana, when she vanished, but she wasn’t from the area. It was stated that Michelle was “visiting” the area but was from Minnesota, however, as in many of these cases, information about her personal life is unknown. There weren’t any details to be found suggesting why Michelle was in Indiana, whether it be for leisure, to visit relatives, or as a work-related trip.
Sometime during her stay in Gary, Michelle was “seen leaving with an unknown male,” reported NamUs, but even that revelation only aids in the mystery. The information provided to NamUs did not show where Michelle was at the time she was last seen, nor was there a description of this man given. It has simply been stated that she left some location with an unidentified man “and [was] never seen again.”
Unfortunately, because there hasn’t been coverage of this case, the status of this investigation, persons of interest, suspects, and other helpful information that could help in search efforts is unclear. A user on Websleuths shared a link to an article that suggested police suspected that Michelle had been abducted, but that article has since expired or was removed from its database.
At the time of her disappearance, Michelle Chrysler stood 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighed 120 to 128 pounds. She had black/dark brown hair and brown eyes. What she was last seen wearing is unknown, as are any distinguishing marks, scars, or tattoos. Michelle’s middle name is “Denise.” She would be 47 years old at the time of this publication.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Gary Police Department at (219) 881-4736 or their local authorities. The agency case number is 10-32477.
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