Boynton Beach, Florida resident Hattie Juanita Burton went missing over 30 years ago. The 19-year-old was reportedly last seen by her stepmother before she made her way to work at 10:00 o’clock in the morning. According to reports, Hattie’s stepmother called during the day and spoke with Hattie, but by the time she arrived home, Hattie was no longer there. On February 9, 1988, Hattie’s stepmother reported her missing. There wasn’t anything left behind at their home that indicated Hattie planned to leave, but the teen hasn’t been seen or heard from since. A report states that the high Santaluces High School was approximately five months pregnant when she went missing. Hattie lived with her father and stepmother at the time.

At the time of her disappearance, Hattie as described as being 5 feet 5 inches tall and 165 pounds. She had black/dark brown hair and brown eyes. She would be 51-years-old at the time of this publication.

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