Mary Margaret Cook
Missing since November 14, 1970 from Highland City, Polk County, Florida.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Cook, a 25-year-old mother of two, was last seen on November 14, 1970. She reportedly went on a shopping trip to retail store in Lakeland but never returned. There was no eyewitness to Margaret going to the store but her husband. Her 1959 white Cadillac was found in the store's parking lot the next day. Cooks wallet was found inside the car, but $200 her husband allegedly gave her was missing. She never took off her wedding rings, yet the rings were found at the house.
Cook's body has never been found and no one has ever been charged in her disappearance.
Investigators Polk County Sheriff's Office
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Detective Dusty Kendrick
Polk County Sheriff's Office
Agency Case #: 2008-152883
NCIC Number: M-557539294 Source Information:
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
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