1970s

Willie Ann Rucker Missing
Willie Ann Rucker, 27: Disappeared While On The Way To Pick Up Kids

Days prior, she was said to have told police that her ex was frightening her.

Consuella Cash
Consuella Cash, 7: Little Known About Child Who Disappeared In 1975

It is always baffling when cases involving Black children don’t receive new coverage or updates for decades.

Berkeley County Jane Doe 2
Berkeley County Jane Doe: Remains Located In Vacant Lot In 1977

Unfortunately, the write-up for this case is a short one. I did my best to…

Violet Matory Missing
Violet Matory, 9: Mother Found Dead, Children Missing After House Fire In 1977

The sisters were set to testify against their stepfather in his child molestation trial. Their mother was found strangled.

Lisa Lambert Missing
Lisa Lambert, 14: Last Seen Leaving Home For Dance Class In 1979

Police initially treated this case as a runaway, forcing Lisa’s parents to investigate on their own.

Barbara Jolly Missing Seattle 1
Barbara Jolly, 19: Teen Disappeared From Seattle In 1976

Very little is known about the teen’s disappearance.

Clara Birdlong (1) Escatawpa Jane Doe
Escatawpa Jane Doe: Found In 1977, Identified By DNA In 2021

It is believed that she was a victim of late serial killer Samuel Little. He confessed to killing her before he died in 2020.

Mabel Andrews missing 1 (1)
Mabel Andrews, 16: Conflicting Reports About 1970s Missing Person Case

Information regarding this case can be quite confusing to pin down.

Margie Phillips went missing in 1976
Margie Phillips, 30: Vanished On The Way To The Bank

She was with her boyfriend at the time & police believe he may have murdered her.

Rhonda Burse 2 (1)
Rhonda Burse, 21: Last Seen Getting Into A Car In 1977

The young dancer had just finished her shift at a club.

Marialice Clark Missing
Marialice Clark, 14, Vanished In 1972 Under Strange Circumstances

Her brother believes she may have fallen victim to the government’s takedown of the Black Panther Party.

Debra Kay Stewart missing
Debra Kay Stewart, 19, Went Missing From Austin In The Spring Of 1976

Two other women also disappeared in the same area around the same time.

Marguerite Daniel Missing
Marguerite Daniel Was Last Seen At A Bar With A Man In 1978

There are differing reports regarding specific details of this case.

Catherine Davidson Missing
Catherine Davidson Went Missing In 1973, Sister Claims Mother Killed Her

Catherine’s mother was later arrested for the murder of a two-year-old boy.