Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details


Kathleen   Ranft

REFERENCE NUMBER: 276 - Unsolved
RACE: White
SEX: Female
COUNTY: Guadalupe


On 04/05/1985, the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office received a Missing Person’s report involving the disappearance of 29-year-old, Kathleen Laura Attwood Ranft. Ranft was in the process of a divorce and have recently began working at a local tire service business. Kathleen's employer contacted the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office after she did not report to work. Kathleen's vehicle was located at a local nightclub. Other circumstances indicated that Kathleen was a victim of foul play, probably a homicide. Ranft’s body has not been recovered. Several leads have been reported over the years as to Ranft’s disappearance, all of which were met with negative results. This is an active case with Texas Ranger Division Unsolved Crimes Investigation Program (UCIP). We are seeking your help with information about Kathleen Ranft’s disappearance.

Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides informationthat leads to the arrest of the person/persons responsible forthis crime. To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

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