A missing-person mystery for decades in northeast Kansas. 

Margaret Mae Tighe vanished on Nov. 24th, 1998, in Manhattan, Kan.

Reportedly, she was visiting her sister's home. Margaret's boyfriend last saw her near McCall Road and Tuttle Creek Boulevard on the east side of town. She was never seen again.

According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, circumstances strongly suggest she has been a victim of foul play. A $5,000 Governor’s Reward has been established for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible.


Missing from: Manhattan, Kan.

Missing since: Nov. 24, 1998

Age when missing: 33

Height: 5’4’’

Weight: 110 pounds

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Hazel

Distinguishing marks: ears pierced; scar on forehead and nose.  

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (800) KS-CRIME. KAKE News will feature the story of a missing person every weekday in our newscasts at 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you have a person you’d like for us to share a story about, please contact Anchor Annette Lawless at [email protected]