What Happened to Bambi Madden of Binghamton?
Bambi Madden of Binghamton left her home on foot at 11pm on January 11, 2006 and hasn't been seen or heard from since.
At 11 pm on January 11, 2006, the 34-year-old wife and mom of three left her house on Winding Way in Binghamton to grab a beer from a local convenience store. Bambi was wearing black jeans, a black puffy jacket, and Timberland boots. She had $5 in her pocket but never made it home. Bambi simply disappeared, never to be seen or heard from again.
Fifteen years later, Binghamton police are still taking Bambi’s disappearance seriously, however, they've not received any tips in a couple of years. While Bambi had a misdemeanor drug charge in her past and a few run-ins with the law, however, Binghamton police don’t think Bambi’s past run-in with drugs had anything to do with her disappearance. Her family also doesn’t think she would have left voluntarily. As a matter of fact, at the time she went missing, Bambi was working with the courts to get to get joint custody of her granddaughter and was due in court for a hearing the day after she was last seen.
See Bambi's profile video on CBS's Without a Trace.
Police have no evidence to suggest foul play was involved in Bambi’s disappearance, but they haven’t ruled out the possibility. Bambi didn’t own a cell phone or a credit card, so there’s no way to trace her through either of those. According to a June 2007 CBS news story on Bambi's disappearance, Binghamton Police Captain Alex Minor said "We did obtain the surveillance tapes. She did not make it to either one of those stores that were in her immediate neighborhood." Bambi was a regular at the Clinton Street bars “the Brass Rail Grill” and “Sara’s Pub” but nobody there has seen her since the night that she vanished.
The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System describes Bambi as being 5 foot 4 inches tall, 110-115 pounds with strawberry blonde hair, hazel eyes and a scar on her right hand. Bambi has the following tattoos: a unicorn with a crescent moon on her right thigh; flowers and a rainbow on her left shoulder; the letters "SWF", "CMG", and "TOM" on her left shoulder; a rose on her right breast; a guitar with music notes on her right ankle; a guitar with the word "Tommy" on her right shoulder; a flower on her right shoulder and pierced ears.
If you know anything about the disappearance of Bambi Madden, please call the Binghamton Police Department at (607)772-7080.
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