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Personal Information

Photo
Surname
Smith
Given Name
Reachelle Marie
Alternative Name
Peanut
Photo After Aging (Age Progression)
Link to Photo (URL)
api.missingkids.org/photographs/NCMC1044761c1.jpg

Demographics

Date of Birth
September 10, 2002
Age
3
Age Group
Toddler
Gender
Female
Hair Color
Brunette
Eye Color
Brown
Height (ft'in")
3'4
Height (cm)
102
Weight (lbs)
40
Weight (kg)
18.1
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Distinguishing Characteristics
Medical Condition
Photo of Distinguishing Feature
Medical
Asthma
Physical Abnormality
Tattoos
Scars & Other Marks
Piercings
Shoe Size
Nationality
United States
Languages Spoken

Disappearance

In-Depth Case Overview:
thesuitcasedetective.com/2020/11/23/missing-person-alexis-patterson/
Map of Key Locations
Clothing (Key Word)
Clothing (Full Description)
Photo of Clothing or Accessories
Possessions / Accessories
Date of Disappearance
May 17, 2006
Address
Country
United States
Province or State
Minot
City
North Dakota
Postal Code
58701
Taken From (Location)
Home
Circumstances
Vehicle
Teal 1995 Ford Van
License Plate
HAY 548 (North Dakota)
Photo of Vehicle
Suspect
Man
Suspect Description
Leigh Cowen (male, brown hair, brown eyes, trimmed beard & mustache, heavy-set)
Photo of Suspect
Status
Missing
Remains Were Recovered
Recovery of Remains
Latitude
48.2373
Longitude
-101.3407

Further Details

Notes
Reachelle is believed to have been kidnapped by her aunt and legal guardian's roommate Leigh Cowen (male, brown hair, brown eyes, trimmed beard & mustache, heavy-set). He lived in the home and was close to Reachelle, often calling himself her father. He claimed he sent Reachelle to stay with his mother on May 16, but Reachelle did not come home. On May 22, Leigh stole the aunt's 1995 Ford Van (Teal w/ ND license plate: HAY 548) and vanished. The car and Leigh's body were located the next day in the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge. Reachelle has never been located.
See Also
Contact Agency
Minot Police Department
Contact Police (Email)
john.klug@minotnd.org
Contact Police (Phone)
(701) 852-0111
Contact Police (Local)
911
Contact Police (Website)
www.minotnd.org/219/Police-Department
Alternative Contact
Crime Stoppers: https://www.crimestoppersusa.org/programs/locate-a-program/ICMP: icmp@icmp.intNCMEC: (800) 843-5678
Notice URL
www.missingkids.org/poster/NCMC/1044761/1/screen
Poster(s)
Other Photos
Case File Photos