Real Name: Cherie Nicole Barnes
Nicknames None known
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Date: December 1, 1986
Date of Birth: July 30, 1984
Characteristics: Mixed race(Caucasian and African-American) female with brown hair and eyes.
Details: Cherie disappeared with her mother, 20-year-old Elizabeth Ann Turek Vasser, on December 1, 1986. She was allegedly last seen with her stepfather, Larry Vasser, on January 7, 1987. On February 4, 1987, a nude body was found by a fisherman in the Mississippi River, which was later identified as hers in 1994.
Suspects: Larry Vasser
Extra Notes: This case was first released on October 19, 2020 as a part of the second volume of the Netflix reboot of Unsolved Mysteries. It is featured at the end of "Stolen Kids" as a part of a long term missing children roll call along with Andre Bryant, Amber Crum, Corey Edkin, Desiree Carroll, Ke'Shaun Vanderhorst, Aaron Anderson, and Christopher Abeyta.
- Cherie Barnes on the Charley Project
- Cherie Barnes on the NCMEC website
- Chere Barnes on the Doe Network
- AMWfans discussion thread on Cherie Barnes