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Rewards being offered for information in 29-year-old cold cases

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Sally Anne Stone aka Sally Anne Ries (Left) and Deborah Jean Swanson (Right) went missing within two months of each other 29 years ago Sally Anne Stone aka Sally Anne Ries (Left) and Deborah Jean Swanson (Right) went missing within two months of each other 29 years ago
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a cash reward if you can help police solve two nearly 30-year-old cold cases. 

On March 29, 1986 Deborah Jean Swanson was reported missing after she went jogging on Tubbs Hill. Witnesses last saw her walking onto the hill and her car was found in the parking lot, undisturbed, by police the next day. Deborah was 31 at the time she disappeared and would be 60-year-old old today. Police believe she was the victim of foul play. 

Deborah Swanson is described as white, 5'4", 130 pounds, blonde hair and blue eyes. However she could obviously look different today. 

The second cold case police are hoping to solve is that of Sally Anne Stone, aka Sally Anne Ries. She was reported missing two months after the disappearance of Deborah Swanson. Her family reported her missing on May 28th, 1986 and just like Swanson, police found Stone's car at her house undisturbed. At the time of her disappearance, Stone was off work due to an injury from her job as an exotic dancer at the Kontiki Bar at the Stateline. 

Police believe Sally was also the victim of foul play. She was 21 at the time of her disappearance and would be 50-year-old today. She is 5'2", 115-130 pounds, brown hair, and hazel eyes. She has a tattoo on her right shoulder of a parrot standing on a branch in front of a half moon. There is a ribbon under the parrot that reads "Teko's" on it. Stone also has a scar approximately 5 to 6 inches long on her abdomen that is possibly from a cesarean operation. 

Anyone who has information on either of these cases is asked to call Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest at 1-800-222-TIPS. Callers are asked to use a code name or number and do not have to give their own name to be eligible for a cash reward.

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