April Nicole Geyer

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Above Images: Geyer, circa 1998

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 14, 1998 from St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 9, 1977
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Geyer has a peace symbol tattooed on her left middle finger and a tattoo of a winged heart on her left shoulder. Geyer typically wears her hair either pinned back or tied at the nape of her neck.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Possibly an oversized black t-shirt and biker shorts or denim shorts.
  • Medical Conditions: Geyer has a history of abusing alcohol and methamphetamine.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Geyer left her residence in Milaca, Minnesota on August 14, 1998. She was accompanied by a fifteen-year-old friend, Roseanna Marie Forcum, at the time. Neither Geyer nor Roseanna have been heard from again.

    There was little word on what may have happened to Geyer and Roseanna until an informant came forward after their disappearance. The individual told authorities that Geyer and Roseanna attended a party in St. Cloud, Minnesota during the evening of August 14. Geyer and Roseanna may have attempted to hitchhike home after the party. The man stated that his friend strangled both women shortly thereafter at his apartment in St. Paul, Minnesota. The informant claimed that he assisted their attacker with the women's burials. The individual also stated that Geyer and Roseanna were buried near farmland in Wadena County, Minnesota near the Leaf River. A search of the area produced no evidence as to their whereabouts. Investigators do not know if the informant was providing accurate information and his story has never been confirmed.

    Authorities initially believed that Geyer and Roseanna left their homes of their own accord, as they had a history of disappearing together for extended periods of time. Their loved ones said that both girls normally phoned their relatives shortly after each incident. Geyer's mother said that her daughter had been depressed since the drowning death of Geyer's boyfriend in 1997, one year prior to her disappearance. Geyer left behind a young son, whom her mother is now raising. Roseanna completed a program for juvenile offenders shortly before disappearing in the summer of 1998. Their families believe the girls met with foul play.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Mille Lacs County Sheriff's Office
    320-983-8250

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    City Pages
    The Missing Persons' CyberCenter
    The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
    NamUs

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 11, 2009; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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