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CANADA CYNTHIA "CINDY LOU" McLANE: Missing from Willow River, BC - 9 September 1958- Age 2

Discussion in 'Missing 1900 to 1979' started by KareBear, Aug 7, 2019.

  1. KareBear

    KareBear Well-Known Member

    Age 2
    “Cindy Lou’s family wasn’t able to watch their little girl grow up and they’ve spent far too many decades missing her. No family should experience that kind of pain.”
    — MissingKids.ca caseworker

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    Date of birth:
    July 5, 1956
    Missing since:
    Sept. 9, 1958
    Missing from:
    Willow River, British Columbia, Canada
    Eyes:
    Brown
    Hair:
    Brown
    Weight:
    13 kg
    Additional information:
    Cynthia Louise (Cindy Lou) McLane was last seen by her mother on the morning of Tuesday September 9, 1958 playing outside their home. There was a sighting of Cindy Lou on Main St. later that morning. A large scale search was conducted over several days, however Cindy Lou could not be located.


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    Artist rendered age progression from age 2 to age 59.

    https://missingkids.ca/en/missing-children-database/179


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  2. Sundance

    Sundance Active Member

    I highly believe that the most common outcome of very young children being abducted is to be raised by a different family, not to abuse or kill them, in most cases that I've seen. I don't have many doubts that Cindy Lou is alive and under a different identity. Although, it would be odd if she didn't find out or suspect anything, since things like social security cards, IDs, birth certificates, etc. can be difficult to produce when a child is not legally yours.
     
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  3. KareBear

    KareBear Well-Known Member

    I agree! I believe she is alive as well and unaware that she was abducted! I have heard cases of identity theft where people have used children's SS# who have passed away at an early age. A prime example is that of Lori Ruff, a.k.a. Becky Turner, a.k.a. Kimberly McLean (which was discovered to be her real name).
    Link to her case for reference: https://crimewatchers.net/forum/ind...oe-found-in-longview-tx-kimberly-mclean.1844/
     
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  4. Sundance

    Sundance Active Member

    Oh wow, that could be it too. Let's hope one day that she finds out the truth. It would be good if her case was more publicized, because even if she had passed away, maybe she has children or relatives that could identify her.
     
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  5. guess who

    guess who Bronze Member

    This is also Canada. What safeguards against identity theft did they have, especially about the time she would have started school?
     
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  6. Mel70

    Mel70 Bronze Member

    It was a more innocent time. And "Canada" also has and had far less crime. I have no doubt she was abducted. But I agree for far less sinister reasons.
     
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