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Latest Missing Person Photos for Missing Debra Jean Cole

Debra, circa 1981; Age progression forensics photo to age 38 (circa 2007)

Missing Since 08/29/1981

Missing From Lebanon, Indiana

Classification Non-Family Abduction

Sex Female

Race White

Date of Birth Used 03/29/1969 (51)

Age 12 years old

Height and Weight 5'3, 115 pounds

Clothing/Jewelry Description Blue jeans and blue sneakers.

Medical Conditions Debra was reportedly pregnant at the time of her disappearance, but the rumor has never been confirmed.

Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Dark blonde hair, hazel eyes. Debra has a birthmark the size of a half-dollar on her ankle.

Details of Disappearance
Debra was last seen at her family's residence in Lebanon, Indiana on August 29, 1981 at approximately 11:00 a.m. She was allegedly with her mother's live-in boyfriend, Omer R. "Steve" Beebout.

Debra disappeared during the day and has never been heard from again. She left all of her personal belongings inside her home. Her mother initially reported her missing on August 31, 1981, two days after her daughter was last seen. Her case was originally classified as that of a runaway.

Beebout was considered a suspect in Frances's homicide and then became the prime suspect in Debra's 1981 disappearance. He died of a heart attack in April 1989, at age forty-nine.

Authorities matched semen and other fluid samples taken from Frances's remains to Beebout's DNA in early 1999. Investigators believe the evidence proves that Beebout was responsible for Frances's death; it is also theorized that he may have been involved in Debra's disappearance. Her case remains unsolved.
Investigating Agency / Department

Lebanon Police Department 317-482-2280

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