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Thread: Christina Lynn Carter, missing from Hueytown, Alabama,

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    Christina Lynn Carter
    Missing since September 17, 1973 from Hueytown, Alabama
    Classification: Lost, Injured, Missing


    Vital Statistics
    •Date Of Birth: May 29, 1970
    •Age at Time of Disappearance: 3 years old
    •Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 3'2" (97 cm); 30 lbs (14 kg)
    •Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Blonde hair; blue eyes.
    •AKA: Christy
    •DNA: Available


    Circumstances of Disappearance
    Christina was last seen on September 17, 1973.
    Janet, Christina's mother and Christina's father had divorced two months before, and Christina's father was seeking custody of the child.
    On October 7, Janet's nude, bound body was found inside a duffel bag alongside Clingman's Dome Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
    She had been killed by suffocation the same day she was found.
    Her remains were not identified for a month.
    It was after the identification that authorities realized Christina was missing.
    An extensive search of the park turned up no indication of Christina's whereabouts.


    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hueytown Police Department
    Agency Case Number: 08030498
    NCMEC #: NCMC1084835
    Source Information:
    National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    Charley Project

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    Default Re: Christina Lynn Carter, missing from Hueytown, Alabama,

    The Times-News
    October 27, 1973
    The Federal Bureau of INvestigation has entered the investigation into circumstances surrounding the wrecking and sunsequent abandonment of a car Oct. 14 on I-26.
    Sources close to the investigation said FBI personnel were probing possible connections between the car, which was registered to an Alabama automobile dealership, and the death of an Alabama woman whose body was discovered on a roadside in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Oct. 7.
    Edward J. Krupinsky, special agent in charge of the Charlotte FBI office confirmed late this morning agents are investigating the possibility of the strangulation murder of Mrs. Carter and the car being connected Krupinsky said, howeverthere had as yet been no confirmation as to the car's possible connection.
    Sunday, October 15, Trooper T E Smathers was stopped by a motorist who reported a 1963 Ford Falcon had wrecked on I-26 south of the US 64 interchange. Smathers proceeded to where the car was wrecked but found no one at the heavily damaged vehicle. An occupent of the car had apparently gone through the windshield on impact as a hole was found in the front windshield and strands of blonde hair were found in the broken glass. A check of area hospitals revealed no one had been brought into any of them for treatment of a similar injury.
    A woman's pocketbook was found in the car containing some money, a driver's license and identification with several different names included. A large amount of clothes were found in the car in sizes ranging from a child to adult.Food and kitchen utensils were also found in the vehicle, which was stored after it was found. No one has called to claim it yet.
    A check of the license numberfound it to be registered to a used car dealership in Detroit, Ala.No telephone listing for the dealership could be found for the firm either in Detroit or surrounding cities.
    The body of Janet Gail Carter, 24, whose hair was artificially colored blonde, was found by two photographers one week prior to the finding of the abandoned car. They located the body bound and placed inside plastic garbage bags. Mrs. Carter's most recent address was listed as Hueytown, Ala., 100 miles from Detroit. It took two weeksfor federal agents and pathologists to identify the corpse.
    Since the identification of Mrs. Carter, the FBI is now seeking the whereabouts of her three-year-old daughter, Christina Lynn Carter. The estranged husband of the dead woman, who lives in Birmingham, Ala., reported the child missing in late September.
    Informed sources said an FBI agent out of the Asheville office came to Hendersonville Tuesday afternoon and searched the abandoned vehicle, and is reportedly considering having the car processed by criminal laboratory technicians.

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