Melissa Brannen Featured case
Melissa Brannen.jpgProgressed to 21
Age 5
Race White
Sex Female
Location Lorton, Virginia
Disappeared December 3, 1989
Missing for 30 years
Height 3'
Weight 38 pounds
Classification Suspected homicide

Melissa Lee Brannen was a girl who was kidnapped at a Christmas party on December 3, 1989. A conviction for the abduction was made, yet it was not possible to bring forward a charge of murder since her remains were never located and she could not be proven to be deceased. Melissa is believed to have been murdered, although her mother remains hopeful.

Media

  • Melissa's case was shown on an episode of The FBI Files.
  • She was briefly shown on an episode of The New Detectives when the process of age progression was depicted in the LSU FACES lab.
  • Forensic Files also covered the case.

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