Paige Renkoski: It’s Been Thirty Years
Thirty years ago, May 24 1990, Paige Renkoski went missing.
She would've been celebrating her 60th birthday this year.
Only 30 years old at the time of her disappearance, Paige was a substitute teacher at Lansing's Educational Child Care Center. She was also a neighbor who others rlied on to help watch and take care of their kids. Paige was a petite, five-foot-six blonde with blue eyes, and 125 pounds.
One of the last places she was seen was at a party store in Canton, on Ford Road.
On that fateful 1990 spring day, Paige's Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais was found still running, with her purse and shoes inside but no sign of the driver anywhere.
Thousands of tips have been given to authorities but they haven't led to anything definitive. It still plagues Mid-Michigan to this day.
So just where IS this "maroon minivan" that people say they saw parked next to Paige's car alongside I-96 minutes before she disappeared? Was an owner ever located? If not, why?
We've heard the tales about who has been suspected in the past: 1) a group of three or four men and 2) just ONE man...not to mention different races, sizes, sexes, ages, etc.
They keep saying “somebody out there knows what happened”…well, sure, meaning whoever is responsible. Since no body was found, there's always that extremely slim chance that Paige still survives.
It remains one of Michigan’s most notorious cold-cases and continues to intrigue all of us who recall when the incident occurred.
Anyone with information can contact Deputy Robert J. Getschman of the Livingston County Sheriff's Department. You can also text 517-546-TIPS, and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I wish there was some good news to report, or even some headway...but not now... Maybe next year at this time.
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