Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Miles from Home: The Bambi Lynn Dick Case

By Dark Sleuth 

 Bambi Lynn Dick
(Source: Iowa Cold Cases)


She was only 17 years old.   

For 26 years no one knew what happened to the teenager. 

Her concerned family filed a police report with the Davenport Police Department within days of her disappearance.  Sadly, according to Crime Watch Daily, Dick's name was removed from the missing-persons list just days after she would have turned 18.  For decades, missing teenagers were often treated as runaways by local law enforcement.  

Her family, however, never gave up.

In 2009, Bambi Lynn Dick's brother, Paul Dick, posted information about his missing sister on the North American Missing Persons site.  A few days later, Teresa Sprague, an amateur internet sleuth, reviewed the profile and made a connection