Claim: Teenagers Rachel Smith and Rachel Crites are missing from their Maryland homes.
Status: No longer true.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2007]
Rachel Smith, from North Potomac, along with her friend Rachel Crites, have been missing since Friday,
They were in a dark blue Subaru Outback Station Wagon with a black cargo box on the roof. The license plate number is
Origins: Two teenage Maryland girls with the same first name, 18-year-old
planning to see a movie, but cell phone traces indicated the calls were actually placed from Charles Town, West Virginia. For two weeks police engaged in nationwide search for any sign of the teens or Rachel Crites’ dark blue 1997 Subaru Outback station wagon.
On 2 February 2007 sheriff’s deputies followed up a report that Rachel Crites’ car had been spotted on
The 16-year-old Rachel Smith should not be confused with another girl of similar name who has been missing since May 2006, 3-year-old
Last updated: 3 February 2007