Roxanne Paltauf Summary of Disappearance
Nearly 6 years ago, Roxanne Paltauf went missing on July 11, 2006, from a Budget Inn motel in Austin, TX. She was staying at the hotel with her boyfriend Lewis Walls. The hotel was located near Interstate 35 and Rundberg. Walls reported that Roxanne had left the hotel after they had been arguing and that she never came back. He claims the last time he had seen her was around 8:30pm that evening.
Being close with her daughter, Roxanne’s mother, Elizabeth Harris, says they talked frequently at least every other day, and to not hear from Roxanne is unusual.
Police suspect Roxanne’s disappearance could be linked to her boyfriend.
Background on Roxanne Paltauf
Roxanne was the oldest of 5 children, and she was finishing up getting her GED when she went missing. Roxanne’s mother says she was always helpful around the house and was very talented and artistic. Her dream was to study fashion and interior design.
Description of Roxanne Paltauf
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Green
Clothing: Pink or peach tank top, light blue shorts, flip-flops.
Identifying Characteristics: Double pierced ears, pierced navel, quarter size scar on left knee, mole on right side of neck, false upper front tooth
If you have any information about Roxanne, contact the Austin Police Department at (512) 974-5750 or CrimeStoppers at (512) 472-TIPS.
Alexis Mills is a Volunteer for the MissingPersonsNetwork.org and a recent graduate of Purdue University