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05-23-2007, 11:48 PM
Child: Reachelle SmithAge: 3
Height: 40"
Weight: 40 lbs.
Hair: Light brown straight middle of back
Eyes: brown

Clothing: no description

Additional Information (Location, Date, Time): Last seen at residence 105 16th St NW, Minot, ND on May 16, 2006 at approximately 10:30 PM.
If you have any information about this child or suspect, please call 701-852-0111 immediately. The above AMBER Alert information is available to the public by calling 511 and at www.nd.gov/amber (http://www.nd.gov/amber).


05-24-2007, 08:39 AM
Moved to appropriate forum for topic...

05-24-2007, 01:18 PM
Just an update on this.

Reachelle Smith The girl remains missing and the suspect was found dead from an apparent suicide on May 24. The suspect vehicle was also recovered at that time. Authorities continue to search for the child. The Code Amber Ticker has been deactivated, per our policy, as of May 28, 2006.

From http://codeamber.org/smithnd/The suspect information reference Leigh Cowen is no longer included in the AMBER Alert. The suspect vehicle a 1995 Teal colored Chevrolet Astro Van with ND License plate HAY 548 is no longer included in the AMBER Alert. The child, Reachelle Smith, is still included in the AMBER Alert. No additional information about her possible whereabouts is available. The AMBER Alert for Reachelle Smith remains active.

The Minot Police Department and the State of North Dakota issued the Amber Alert after the girl was abducted this morning, May 22nd.

Reachelle Smith, 3 years old. She's white with brown eyes and light brown hair. She is about 3 feet high and weighs about 40 pounds.

She's believed to be with Leigh Cowen, a 22-year-old white man with black, collar-length hair and brown eyes, standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing 220 pounds. Cowen has a Chinese symbol tattooed on the right side of his neck.

They might be in a teal 1995 Ford van with minor front end damage and North Dakota license plates HAY 548 and on route to Kansas.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Minot Police Department at (701) 852-0111