Regina Renee Cox

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Above Images: Cox, circa 1997


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 23, 1997 from Somerset, Kentucky
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 10, 1979
  • Age: 18 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 110 - 115 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, green eyes. Cox has scars on her right elbow and on her right wrist. Her ears are pierced. Cox's nickname is Reggie.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A tie-dyed t-shirt, blue jeans and black sandals.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Cox was last seen leaving the parking lot of the United States Armed Services Recruiting Station in her hometown of Somerset, Kentucky on August 23, 1997 at approximately 11:30 a.m. She has never been heard from again. Her mother discovered Cox's vehicle abandoned in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart store across the street from the Recruiting Station at approximately 5:30 a.m.on August 24, the following morning. Cox's car was locked and her purse, identification and money was inside the vehicle. There was no sign of Cox at the scene and her car keys were not located.

    Cox was born in Hamilton County, Ohio. She joined the United States Navy prior to her disappearance and was scheduled to report to the Great Lakes Recruit Training Center in Illinois on September 9, 1997. Her family believes that she was taken against her will. Her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Naval Criminal Investigative Service
    Washington DC Headquarters


    NCIS Resident Agency
    Memphis, Tennessee

    Pulaski County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    Naval Criminal Investigative Service
    The Kentucky Post
    Pulaski County Sheriff's Department
    WKYT 27
    CyberPages International Inc.


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 7, 2010; clothing/jewelry description updated.

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