MISSING: Leigh Occhi

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In 1992, a teenage girl disappears from her home during Hurricane Andrew, leaving behind only a few gruesome clues and kicking off a search for answers that hits closer to home than anyone could ever have expected.

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The Case

If you have any information about the disappearance of Leigh Occhi, please call the Tupelo Police Department at (662) 841-6491 or Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi at 1-800-773-8477.

Leigh Occhi

Leigh Occhi
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Leigh Occhi with short blonde hair

Leigh Occhi
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Leigh Occhi school photo

Leigh Occhi
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Vickie, Leigh's mom, looking concerned

Vicki, Leigh’s mom
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Bart Aguirre sitting at his desk

Bart Aguirre
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Don, Leigh's dad

Don, Leigh’s dad
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Oscar Kearns

Oscar Kearns
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If you want to hear a deep dive on the Leigh Occhi case, you can listen to the podcasts 13: The Search for Leigh Occhi and Open: The Case of Leigh Occhi.

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