An entire family once disappeared from the Rogue River National Forest Campground in Oregon. On September 5, 1974, Richard Cowden and his wife Belinda, along with their two small children, David and Melissa, went camping for the Labor Day weekend. On Sunday morning, Richard was seen in nearby Copper, Oregon buying some milk. That was the last anyone ever saw of the Cowden family.
Victim was discovered on February 2, 1982, in a wooded area of Washington Township, Burlington County, NJ. Time of death was estimated to be at six months to one year prior to discovery. The victim was clad in a light blue/silver vest, blue jeans and white sandals with three (3) inch heels. The victim was also wearing a black wig.
Nearly three years after a heartbroken Texas man buried his wife and the mother of his little girl, he still doesn't know exactly who she was. Such is the mystery of Lori Erica Ruff, a woman who managed to fool everyone, including federal and private investigators, about her true identity before committing suicide, taking her twisted secrets to the grave.