Jun. 12, 1979~Jan. 11, 1991
11 yrs. old
Just before 6:30 a.m., Elissa Self-Braun, 11, left her house in St. Louis for the bus stop to a school for gifted children. When she did not arrive, the school called Elissa's parents, who called the police. Four days later, her body was discovered in the St. Francis River near a recreation area, 135 miles south of St. Louis. She had been raped and murdered.