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Stephanie Crane, 9, went missing in Challis, Idaho, on Oct. 11, 1993. This age-enhanced photo shows what she may look like today.

Above Composite Sketch Of What Stephanie Might Look Like Today

Below is a school photo taken of Stephanie when she was 9 years of age

Stephanie Crane missing children,Stephanie Crane

Infomation provided below was taken off of America’s Most Wanted Website (amw.com)

On Oct. 11, 1993, Sandy Crane dropped off her 9-year-old daughter, Stephanie, at a bowling alley in Challis, Idaho. The third-grader was going to bowl with friends, then walk directly across the street to the local high school for soccer practice. Sandy gave Stephanie money for a snack, smiled and told her to be home by 5 p.m.

Two hours later, Stephanie had not come home, and Sandy sensed something was wrong. She jumped into her red Ford Bronco and went looking for her daughter. At 8:15 p.m. she walked into the Custer County Sheriff’s Department and reported her daughter missing.

The sheriff’s department immediately organized a search of the area. Officers and volunteers quickly organized and combed the area, searching for Stephanie until 1 a.m. They resumed a mere six hours later with even more volunteers.

“The community really came together; we all put in extra time,” said Linda Dubiel of the Custer County Sheriff’s Department. Members of the volunteer fire department, search and rescue, Idaho State Police, the FBI and search dogs all contributed to the search.

Witnesses spotted Stephanie on the sidewalk of Highway 93 next to the high school. No evidence of a struggle was ever found.

After extensive daily searches for Stephanie, local law enforcement came up with very few clues — it seemed as though the 9-year-old had simply vanished. As the hours ticked away and turned into days, there would be no signs of young Stephanie Crane.

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1962 Cold Case Of Kidnapped Tot - New Jersey

The Case of William Ebenezer Jones III is one of the oldest missing person cases in the state of New Jersey. On December 17, 1962, the 3 1/2 year old boy was playing with his two year old sister in the yard. His mother had been keeping an eye on them but went to check on her youngest son. When she came outside she saw her daughter holding a plastic poinsetta. She had said a man gave her the plastic plant and took her brother.
At the time of his disappearance, he was 3 feet tall and weighed 30 pounds. He had brown hair and blue eyes. Jones did have an unusual mark on the outside of his left arm, a giraffe shaped vaccination. It is possible thart Jones may have been abducted and raised as a child in another family. It is also possible a sex offender took him as well. For more information about this case and a composite sketch of what Dixon would look like today, copy and past the link provided. (or click, if possible) http://charleyproject.org/cases/j/jones_william.html .

If you have any information about the disappearance of William Ebenezer Jones III, please contact the Vineland Police Department at 856-696-1212.