The Doe Network:
Case File 1089DFCA


Michelle Jean Barnett
Missing since May 30, 1994 from Ontario, San Bernardino County, California.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Barnett had moved to Palm Springs with the father of her son. About one month later, she contacted her family and told them she would be returning home to Ontario. That was the last time her family heard from her.

Michelle's' mother received a phone call 2 weeks later by an unknown person telling her that Michelle was in danger.
In May of 1995, Michelle's' mother received another call from a woman who reportedly told Michelle's' mother that one night in August or September of 1994, her younger brother had confessed to an older brother that he had killed Michelle. The older brother threatened the younger brother with going to the police so he killed him. The younger brother was convicted of his brothers murder and is currently serving a 29 year to life sentence. Other information also points to this man as Michelle's murderer, but he has never been charged.

Barnett could possibly have been driving either a 1994 blue Ford Thunderbird or a 1997 black Chevrolet Camaro with a customized plate "LILWREN". Foul play is possible.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Ontario Police Department

Agency Case Number:

NCIC Number: M-789102186
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
California Department of Justice

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