LAURIE'S STORY: On Wed, Dec. 4, 1974, beautiful 17-year-old blond blue-eyed Laurie Partridge, left Ferris High School about 12:30 p.m. She had cramps and wanted to leave early. With no one available to give her a ride, she decided to walk the two-plus miles to her house in the 5400 block of South Custer Street, where she lived with her parents and five younger siblings. She was reported missing after she never showed up at home or for work that evening at Lincoln Heights Theater. The last location she was seen was walking south on Havana between 43rd and 49th avenues. Laurie had two beach boy concert tickets in her purse that her father had bought her, later it was discovered someone used the tickets… But authorities were unable to determine who. She was a beautiful girl with her whole life ahead of her. She loved Jesus and children and playing music on her guitar. She was engaged to a 20-year-old man and they had planned to pick out engagement rings the next day. They were planning on a large family with many kids. At school she worked for the high school newspaper and was on the drill team. She has also formerly lived in Fountain Valley, California with her family. She was very much loved by her family and when she was abducted it tore her family apart. Laurie's sister's DNA has been submitted to build a genetic profile in hope of identifying her. Three suspects were questioned by detectives; including serial killer Ted Bundy. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the resolution of Laurie's disappearance, the reward is being offered by Officials of the Carole Sund/Carrington Memorial Reward Foundation. She has a brown mole on her right cheek. Clothing: She was wearing a long, navy blue coat with a hood. A tan v-neck sweater and burgundy/tan plaid pants. Her shoes were faded blue oxford denim with a crepe sole. She carried a brown leather purse with a blue flower design and a braided shoulder strap.
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