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Ranee and her boyfriend, John Feeny, left her Robinson Township, Pennsylvania residence in the evening hours of October 21, 1977 to get something to eat. A photograph of Feeny is posted below this case summary. He was 17 years old in 1977 and lived in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. He was Ranee's second boyfriend.
Ranee's father believed the the couple was going to a nearby pizza parlor. They were last seen at approximately 10:00 p.m. that day at a gas station. Feeny had been instructed to return his family's vehicle by 10:00 p.m., so his mother, who worked the night shift, could drive it to work. When Ranee didn't come home, her parents became concerned and contacted authorities.
The following day, Feeny was found murdered at the steering wheel of his yellow van, which was parked with its motor running off of Crescent Road, near an old strip mine in a spot known as a lover's lane. He had been shot once in the right side of his neck at close range with a shotgun. The only sign of Ranee was her blue and white jacket and her purse, which were inside the van. Ranee has never been heard from again and is believed to have been abducted by Feeny's killer(s).
Linda, who is still missing. He stated Ranee's body was "unrecoverable." In exchange for his statements he asked to be transferred from his Florida prison to a prison in South Carolina. He remains in Florida, however. Authorities stated Surratt's admissions were vague and they would like more detailed confessions from him. He has not been charged in connection with Feeny's homicide or Ranee's disappearance.
Foul play is suspected in Ranee's disappearance, which remains unsolved. She was a junior at Montour High School at the time of her disappearance.
Left: Edward Surratt, approximate date 2007;
Right: John Feeny, approximate date 1977