In 1992, the band Soul Asylum came out with their biggest hit, “Runaway Train.”
The easy going music matched up with lyrics that told the heartfelt stories of children needing to run away from trauma at home. A music video would come out with pictures of missing children. Some were found, some remain missing to this day. One in particular at 2:08 of the video shows a young black haired girl with a large smile but empty eyes. She is Aundria Michelle Bowman who has been missing from her home in Hamilton Michigan.since March 11, 1989. At the time she was last seen, she was 5’5; 115 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.
A facebook page alleges some disturbing details that point the finger at her adoptive father who has a criminal record that includes a crime of a cruel sexual nature. Days before she disappeared, she accused her father of sexually assaulting her. Her biological mother is desperate to find her but fears that she succumbed to foul play. To get more information visit here.
UPDATE 11-23-2019: On Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 police in Dennis Lee Bowman (Aundria’s adopted father) was arrested for the 1980 Virginia murder of 25 year old Kathleen Doyle in her Norfolk home. For more information about this arrest please visit here.
UPDATE: FEBRUARY 6, 2020, human remains have been located and are believed to be that of Andrua Bowman in a shallow grave that that had allegedly been covered by cement in the 3200 block of 136th Avenue in Monterey Township.