Jennifer Lee Schmidt
Schmidt, approximate photo date 1985
Missing since: 08/06/1985
West Lafayette, Indiana
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Date of Birth: 05/01/1966 (54)
Age at time of disappearance: 19 years old
Height / Weight: 5'6, 125 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A white blouse, pink shorts, flat white shoes, and a plain 18 or 24 karat gold necklace.
Other characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes.
Details at time of disappearance: Schmidt was a freshman at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana in 1985 she majored in electrical engineering. She lived in Dayton, Ohio when she was not at school. She was last seen at Purdue on August 6, 1985. She left her apartment near the university campus to go talk to a professor.
She was last seen talking to an acquaintance at Grant and Northwestern Streets. Schmidt has never been heard from again. Foul play is suspected in her case. She was declared legally dead in 1993.
Other case information
Agency in charge: West Lafayette Police Department
Other information: WLFI 18
The Doe Network
The Lafayette Journal and Courier
Unsolved in the News
Indiana Missing Persons Bulletin
Psychic detective links:
Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated March 18, 2019 clothing/jewelry description updated.