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The information below pertains to some of Hernando County's unsolved major cases.  If you have any information about these cases, you are urged to contact Det. Jim Boylan of the Hernando County Sheriff's Office:

 (352) 754-6830 or click here to contact our Cold Case Unit via E-mail

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MISSING PERSONS


RYMER, SAUNDERS

07-13-1977

Case # 77-05805
Saunders Cloie Rymer (aka Sandra Rymer, Sanders Rymer, Saunders Miller, Saunders Nida) was reported as a missing person on 09-13-1977 by her daughter.  She was last seen about 06-20-1977, by her spouse, John D. "J.D." Rymer, while in the area of Catersville, Georgia.  After an alleged verbal altercation with her spouse, she was reported to have left her husband to return to Florida.  Saunders Rymer has not been heard from since. 
MACKEY, EVELYN "LAVERNE"

01-07-1982

Case # 82-03041
Evelyn "Laverne" Mackey was last seen on 11-05-1981, at her residence in central Hernando County, Florida.  Her 14 year old daughter was leaving for school as her mother was leaving with her new husband, Merl Mackey.  Mr. Mackey picked the daughter up at school that afternoon, advising that her mother had left to care for a sick relative who lived out of state.  The relative had no knowledge of Mrs. Mackey's alleged visit, and she has not been seen or heard from since that date. 
HOPE, CHARLES

04-06-1982

Case # 82-06840
Charles Hope, a real estate broker from Hernando Beach, was reported missing on 04-06-1982.  He was last seen on 03-31-1982, at a restaurant in Hernando Beach.  On 04-06-1982, Mr. Hope's vehicle was found at his real estate office.  No one has seen or heard from him since that day. 
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