Des Moines County in Iowa
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Crystal Leann Steward

Missing Person

NAME: Crystal Leann Steward
June 11, 1989
135 lbs.
MISSING FROM: Burlington, IA
Des Moines County (jurisdiction)
May 8, 2001

Crystal Leann Steward, 11 years old, was reported missing to the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office in Burlington, Iowa, on May 8, 2001.

At the time of her disappearance, Crystal was described as a 5-foot-8 white female with brown hairs, blue eyes, and weighing 135 pounds.

She was last seen wearing a black jersey with the number 10 on it, black jogging pants and white Adidas tennis shoes.

Information Needed

If you have any information regarding the disappearance of this individual, please contact the Missing Person Information Clearinghouse Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation at 1-800-346-5507 or the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office at 319-753-8212.



5 Responses to Crystal Steward

  1. andrea says:

    Under what circumstances did she go missing? Who were her parents?

  2. Alice says:

    I don’t entirely know about whether he is in the area, but Joseph Duncan III has no alibi for that day.

  3. Chance says:

    I am trying to look into several girls all of whom fit similar descriptions to ms. Steward that have went missing recently in the Burlington area. i believe that Crystal’s case and one or more of these other girls’ cases may be connected. I am struggling finding any further information on any of these girls including Crystal if anyone could point me in the direction of a resource that i may be able to uncover more information I would really appreciate it.

  4. Patrick Kerrigan says:

    As a former police officer and detectve with the Veterans Administration Police, we were pestered by superiors to get more information. It bothers me that all we have is that she is missing and what she was wearing. Also she disappeared in 2001, so more should have been done to seek and publish more details.

    Also, her disappearance may fit into some sort of pattern as Chance suggests. So, after 17 years authorities should be able to share any further details, or is she a runaway.

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