Bernadette Ruby Behmlander
Behmlander, approximately 1997
Date and time person was reported missing : 10/01/1997
Missing location (approx) :
Battle Creek, Michigan
Missing classification : Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 50 years old
Height / Weight : 5'0, 120 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : Several gold chains. Clothing unknown, but she usually wore athletic/casual or country-western style clothing.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Asian female. Black hair, brown eyes. Behmlander's nickname is Susie and she may use the last names Bailey and/or Symons. Her ears are pierced. She has a hysterectomy scar on her abdomen, a scar on her cheek, a mole under under left eyebrow and a mole on the left side of the bridge of her nose. Behmlander is of Chinese descent. She was born in Trinidad.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Behmlander was last seen at her home in Battle Creek, Michigan on October 1, 1997. She has never been heard from again. Few details are available in her case.
Other information and links : ncy
Battle Creek Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
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