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We Are Lebanon, Pa is a positivity project to tell stories of citizens of Lebanon, Pennsylvania. At times, we do a special series of videos to further other causes. The Kortne Stouffer Project is just that.
We Are Lebanon, Pa plans to release a new interview with one of Kortne’s family members or friends every two weeks from now until the 10th anniversary of her disappearance. The hope is that these stories might reach someone who has information, any information, that might lead to finding out what happened to her almost 10 years ago.
Lauren Smith wasn’t just a nanny but a friend of the Stouffer family. She shared in Kortne’s early years, and thought of her as much more than just another little girl she knew. Lauren’s life, like the family’s lives, has been changed by what happened that night almost 10 years ago. Lauren shares in a brief interview about Kortne.
Please share Lauren’s brief story. Your share could be the one that reaches the person who has that critical clue that helps solve this case and brings Kortne home.
Kortne Stouffer disappeared from her apartment in Palmyra on July 29, 2012.
According to the FBI report at FBI.gov, 21-year-old Kortne Ciera Stouffer disappeared “without an apparent reason” sometime after Palmyra police were called to a disturbance at 3:30 a.m. “Foul play is suspected regarding Stouffer’s disappearance,” the FBI website notes.
At the time of her disappearance, Kortne had worked as a salon and spa employee and as a pet groomer. She had blond hair, was 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighed 115-120 pounds and had a “One Love” tattoo on her right arm, three stars on her right foot and a pistol shooting flowers on her left side.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to submit a tip to the FBI or call Lebanon County detectives at 717-228-4403.
We Are Lebanon, Pa is a FREE positivity campaign produced by Annubis Productions. If you’d like to support these videos you can now donate here.
Special thanks to the Lebanon Valley Council On The Arts. Please visit and support your local Arts Council. Memberships are only $25 a year!