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Lynne Kathryn Schulze
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: December 10, 1971
Location Last Seen: Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont
** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.
Date of Birth: 1953
Age at Time of Disappearance: 18 years old
Height at Time of Disappearance: 5’3
Weight at Time of Disappearance: 115 lbs
Hair Color: Light brown
Eye Color: Blue
Alias(s) / Nickname(s): Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Severe acne on face at time of disappearance.
Fingerprints: Not available
DNA: Not available
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Blue jeans, brown ski parka and maroon pullover sweater.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Circumstances of Disappearance
Lynne Schulze was a freshman at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont and grew up in Simsbury, Connecticut.
Lynne was an avid outdoors person and spent many of her weekends, while at Middlebury College, off exploring and hiking
in New England. She frequently hitchhiked but always returned home. Lynne was very close with her family and it was out
of character for her to not be in touch. Lynne was last seen on Friday, December 10, 1971, which was the first day of her
final exams at Middlebury College. Lynne left behind all of her personal property, including her wallet and sleeping bag.
The following is a summary of that last day:
7:45 AM Lynne’s roommate leaves and Lynne is still Sleeping
12:30 PM Lynne is seen by a fellow college student outside a building that houses the bus station and a local health food store on Court Street in Middlebury. She is eating dried prunes that she purchased at the health food store and says she is going to New York, but the bus has already left. Lynne walked back to campus with her fellow college student.
12:45 PM Lynne is seen by a friend and fellow college student in her dorm room. The two have a final exam together at 1:00 PM. Lynne does not want to talk about the exam, and is distracted and looking for her favorite pen.
12:50 PM Lynne is seen by the same friend, she still in her dorm room.
12:55 PM Lynne is no long in her dorm room and he friend goes to the final exam.
1:00 PM Lynne did not take her final exam.
2:15 PM Lynne is seen standing on Court Street by another fellow college student. She is across from the bus station and the health food store. This is the last time she is ever seen.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Middlebury Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Kris Bowdish
Agency Phone Number: 802-388-3191
Agency Case Number: 92-1939
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Vermont State Police
Burlington Free Press
The Addison Independent