She disappeared 10 years ago. Her family hopes new videos will lead to answers

Kortne Stouffer vanished from her apartment in 2012, leaving her purse, keys, cellphone and dog behind.


The family of a Pennsylvania woman who has been missing for nearly 10 years is hoping some new videos will lead to answers about her disappearance.

Kortne Stouffer, 21, vanished from her Palmyra apartment on the morning of July 29, 2012, leaving her purse, keys, cellphone and dog behind.

"I just want closure for my parents so much," said Kerstin Stouffer, Stouffer's sister.

That's why Stouffer agreed to record a heartfelt video released on the We Are Lebanon Facebook page on New Year's Day.

"I can't imagine losing one of my daughters and never seeing them again, so that is now why I wanted to get more involved in my sister's story," Stouffer said.

Filmmaker Eric Souillard is trying to make a positive difference in his community through videos produced by his company, Annubis Productions.

He approached the family about using social media to put the cold case back in the spotlight.

"The goal is just to create awareness, make her a real person again, get it back in the consciousness," Souillard said.

The disappearance generated attention at the time. Authorities and volunteers searched nearby lakes, fields and woods.

While investigators suspect foul play, leads and clues are few and far between.

The initial video has generated more than 15,000 views already. The goal is to release a new video with other family members and friends every two weeks leading to the 10th anniversary of Kortne Stouffer's disappearance.

"Somebody knows something. Somebody saw something," Souillard said.

"A new way of getting her face out there, getting her story out there, keeping us motivated to make sure that she is never forgotten," Stouffer's mother, Wendy Stouffer-Hammel, said.

There is a $100,000 reward for information that would solve the case. You can call Palmyra police at 717-838-8189, the Lebanon County district attorney's office 717-228-4403 or Crime Stoppers.