1980s

Margaret Diaz Missing
Margaret Diaz, 32: Last Seen At Her Birthday Party In 1988

The mother of 3 reportedly lived a “high-risk” lifestyle and disappeared on her 32nd birthday.

Detra McGuire missing
Detra McGuire, 23 & Roshanda, 2: Mother Remains Missing After Baby Found Deceased On Hwy

Detra and her daughter Roshanda left for a trip to the store. Tragically, hours later, Baby Roshanda was found dead on a road.

Vinyette Teague
Vinyette Teague, 18 Months: Vanished From Apt Hallway In 1983

When grandma returned from taking a phone call, little Vinyette was gone.

Shonna Wesley Missing
Shonna Wesley, 16: Teen Mom Vanishes 1981, Daughter Found Abandoned

Her 2-year-old daughter was found abandoned. Shonna’s bf claimed she left, but the teen’s mother says otherwise.

Kelly Harris Missing 1
Kelly Harris, 13: Stepfather Confesses To 1984 Murder 22 Years Later

The teen’s stepfather is currently incarcerated for the 1993 murder & sexual assault of a mother & daughter. Kelly remains missing.

Virginia Rambus Missing
Virginia Rambus, 19: Vanished In Her Own Apartment Complex

She was on her way to a co-worker’s apartment in the same complex but never arrived. Her case may be linked to a known killer.

Christine Green Missing 2
Christine Green, 16: Left For School In 1985 But Never Arrived

She was a good student who had never been late, but one day, Christine vanished. Eight months later, another classmate disappeared, as well.

Alisha Smiley missing 1985 1
Alisha Smiley, 3: Last Seen In Atlanta, Sitting On A Bench In 1985

Her aunt went to make a purchase nearby & when she returned, Alisha was gone.

Philadelphia Child Jane Doe 1984 3
Philadelphia Child Jane Doe 1984: Police Can’t Find Her Unmarked Grave

Her remains were discovered after a dog found her skull.

thwana darrough missing arkansas
Thwana Darrough, 16: Last Seen Waiting For School Bus In 1989

The teen was seen by witnesses waiting for her school bus.

Lisa Walton Missing 3
Lisa Walton, 22: Baby Boy Found Alone After Mother Goes Missing In 1986

A baby boy was found unharmed in a Detroit alley. His grandmother recognized him from a news broadcast.

Tanisha WAtkins Missing 1
Tanisha Watkins, 2: Vanished In 1984 While Playing In Front Yard

Her mother was cleaning inside their home and took her eyes off of Tanisha for just a few minutes.

Monica Bennett Missing
Monica Bennett, 15: She & Her 13-Year-Old Brother Vanished In 1989

Police classified them as runaways & only changed their case to “endangered missing” 20 years later.