Cheryl A. Duvall

Above: Duvall, circa 1988


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 1, 1988 from Manitowoc, Wisconsin
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 16, 1950
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Duvall has previously fractured her foot, and her teeth are decayed. She has 13 pairs of ribs instead of the usual 12. She may use the last name Spaeth and/or Spaeth-Duvall.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Duvall was last known to be in the Manitowoc, Wisconsin area in the autumn of 1988. Her ex-husband reported her missing on October 1 of that year. She has never been heard from again. Duvall's ex-husband stated she was a good mother and it was uncharacteristic of her to abandon her two sons willingly. He had custody of the children, but they usually visited their mother on weekends. Duvall's ex-husband said he had maintained a friendly relationship with her since their divorce four years prior to her disappearance.

    Investigators renewed their search for Duvall in 2007. She was living on a dairy farm on South Parkview Road with John Neuser at the time of her disappearance and he continued to reside at the home for over a decade afterward, moving away in 2006. Authorities searched Neuser's former property for evidence in Duvall's case in January 2007. He is described as a person of interest in Duvall's case, not a suspect, and has not been charged in connection with it.

    Duvall's Social Security number has not been used since 1988, and she has not had contact with law enforcement in the United States since she went missing. Her disappearance remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Missing and Exploited Children and Adults
    The Green Bay Press-Gazette
    The Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 29, 2008; details of disappearance updated.

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