Case Information

Missing
Shelva
Jean
Rafte
Shelly
May 28, 2006 00:00
12/12/2008
44 to years old
Unknown DOB
White
Female
63.0
100.0 to 120.0

Circumstances

Pittston
Pennsylvania
Luzerne
Rafte was last seen in the area of Market and River Streets in Jenkins Township. She reportedly frequented the areas of Jenkins Township in Luzerne County, Nicholson Borough in Wyoming County, and the city of Harrisburg in Dauphin County

Physical

Blond/Strawberry
Shelva had very thick Highlighted Blonde hair, with her natural hair light brown with golden tones
The thickness made her hair raise up away from the scalp, making it look big so she kept it cut in layers and had a shorter top
She had cowlicks at her crown and front bang area,


Thin light brown eyebrows, very sparce eye lashes (hardly any on outter corners of lower lashes)But wore mascara to make them look thicker
Her hair on her body was just average-light brown
a little peach fuzz, but sparce eyebrows and eye lashes
Hazel
Hazel
Brown - Hazel. She usually wore a lot of makeup to make her eyes look larger, put on eyeliner, thick mascara, and green or brown eye shadow


scar on her abdomen
Ears Pierced and belly button
Loved to have Acrylic fingernails(usually in a French Manicure) wore them long in lenght and was diligent about their care.
would also have her toe nails done to match. Her toes were short and very square

Medical

Clothing and Accessories


Powder-blue shirt and denim capri pants with rhinestones on the back pockets and a pink purse
sneakers, but could have been brown leather sandals


She was wearing lots of 14K Gold -Gold Hoop earrings
Many different strand of gold chains, and gold braclets. I believe she also had a watch on her left hand
She did have magnifing reading glasses, but only put them on if necessary

Transportation Methods

Her car was left in the parking lot behind her apartment

Dental

Dental information / charting is available and entered

DNA

Guidelines for Collection of DNA
Sample submitted - Tests complete

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Investigating Agency

(570) 654-2424
1092
Pittston City Police Department

Reports

Contacts

Case Manager

Emily
Craig
817-666-5425

Regional Administrator

Emily
Craig
Emily.Craig@unthsc.edu
817-666-5425