|The last known image of Ruthie Kindness, uploaded to her Facebook page in January 2011|
Ruthie Fawn Kindness vanished at the age of 20 on February 7th, 2011. The young woman had been released from police custody in Federal Way, Washington on an outstanding warrant. just hours before her disappearance. Ruthie later called her mother from a payphone at the Paradise Bowling Alley in Parkland, Washington. This is the last time her family has heard from her. Ruthie has never been seen or heard from again.
Ruthie has been classified as an endangered missing person. Despite this, investigators have not released many details about her disappearance. A Facebook page titled ‘Where’s Ruthie’ states that Ruthie’s loved ones believe she was a victim of foul play. Two years after her disappearance, a post was shared to the page that stated “we have some tips, info, names and there will be answers and justice for Ruthie one day for sure. There are people she hung out with out in the Parkland area we believe they're hiding a sick secret, we believe they did something to her and are walking around scot-free and there are others who know about it yet don't say anything or just ignore us or lie.” It is clear that Ruthie’s loved ones have certain persons of interest in mind, however said persons have not been publicly identified.
There is a $7800 reward in place for anyone with information that could lead to Ruthie’s whereabouts. If you have any information that could help the investigation, please contact the Auburn Police Department at 253-931-3080