Annalycia Maria Cruz

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Top Row and Bottom Left: Annalycia, circa 1994;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 19 (circa 2012)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 9, 1994 from Chiloquin, Oregon
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 19, 1993
  • Age: 7 months old
  • Height and Weight: 2'3, 14 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Light brown hair, blue eyes. Annalycia has a quarter-sized, red-colored birthmark on the nape of her neck. Some agencies may spell her first name "Analycia" or her middle name "Marie." She may be known as Alison Fowler.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white jumpsuit with pink animal designs and pink and white socks OR blue bib overalls, a light blue short-sleeved shirt, a blue and yellow shirt and white socks. No shoes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Annalycia was last seen at Clyde's Market in her hometown of Chiloquin, Oregon at 5:30 p.m. on July 9, 1994. Her mother's live-in boyfriend, William Russell Spear, took her with him when he went on a fishing trip that day. Annalycia did not have a car seat and traveled in an open backpack. After he finished fishing, Spear drove with Annalycia to Clyde's Market and left her in the car for a few minutes while he stepped inside to buy an apple. When he came out, she was gone. Spear drove home to Sprague River, Oregon and asked Annalycia's mother, Alice R. Fowler, if she had picked up the baby. They went back to Clyde's Market, looked around for Annalycia and asked people if they had seen her. They didn't report her disappearance to the police until 6:19 p.m., nearly an hour after Spear last saw her.

    Investigators retraced Spear's steps, but found little evidence as to Annalycia's whereabouts. Spear did stop at a Sprague River gas station before his fishing trip and the attendant remembered hearing an infant crying in the car. This is the last time anyone besides Spear could confirm Annalycia's whereabouts. The gas station attendant died only a couple of days after the baby's disappearance, however.

    In 1995, Fowler sued Spear for $4 million in damages relating to Annalycia's disappearance; she claimed his negligent babysitting caused the infant to vanish. The lawsuit was later dismissed for lack of evidence supporting Fowler's claim. Spear is considered a person of interest in her case, but investigators can find no evidence of any crime.

    Annalycia believed to be missing under suspicious circumstances. Police believe foul play was involved in her disappearance, and stated their investigation had taken her out of state. Her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Klamath County Sheriff's Office
    503-474-5120

    OR
    503-883-5130

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    The Polly Klaas Foundation
    The Child Seek Network
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Seattle Times
    The Columbian
    The Klamath Falls Herald and News

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    Updated 10 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 11, 2014; clothing/jewelry description updated.

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