Real Name: Ilene Beth Misheloff
Nicknames: No known nicknames
Location: Dublin, California
Date: January 30, 1989
Date of Birth: March 12, 1975
Weight: 115 pounds
Marital Status: Single
Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Ilene had braces on her teeth at the time of her disappearance
Details: On January 30, 1989, 13-year-old Ilene Misheloff vanished while walking home from school in Dublin, California. Her backpack was found shortly after in a creek bed nearby. Authorities believe that she was abducted and possibly murdered, and that her case was related to several other unsolved disappearances in the local area, including Michaela Garecht, Amber Swartz, and Nikki Campbell, and the murder of Angela Bugay.
Suspects: Tim Binder has been named a suspect in Ilene's case, but he maintains his innocence.
Extra Notes: This case first aired on the June 13, 2002 episode.
Results: Unsolved. Ilene is thought to have met with foul play. Ever since 2009 the reappearence of Jaycee Dugard, investigators have not yet ruled out that the Garridos may have been involved in Ilene's disappearance. Their house was searched but nothing turned up. His car matches the description of one seen speeding after Ilene was last seen.
- Ilene Misheloff on The Charley Project
- Illene Misheloff on the Doe Network
- Ilene Misheloff's profile on the FBI
- Find Ilene Website
- Girls' Disappearances Shake East Bay
- Parents still hoping, 20 years after abduction
- Vigil Planned To Mark 25-Years Since Ilene Misheloff Went Missing From Dublin
- March planned for Ilene Misheloff, abducted 27 years ago
- Ilene Misheloff disappeared 30 years ago — ‘How do you give up on your child?’