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Levitz, circa 1995

Mary Jacqueline Levitz
Missing since November 18, 1995 from Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi.
Classification: Endangered Missing

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Circumstances of Disappearance
Mary Jacqueline Levitz was last seen on November 18, 1995, by a sales clerk at a local business in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She was discovered missing from her home in Vicksburg on November 20, 1995. There were possible signs in her home of foul play; however, no ransom demand was received. At the time of her disappearance, her home was undergoing extensive remodeling, although she was still living there.
On the morning of November 20, 1995, Levitz's brother-in-law, James Earl Shivers, went to see why Levitz hadn't answered her phone since the day before. When Shivers approached the house, he noticed that Levitz's car, a cream-colored Jaguar, was parked out front. The door to the house was unlocked and when Shivers went inside he saw signs of what police would later call a "violent struggle." The torn tips of fingernails were scattered on the floor and when Shivers summoned police officers, they flipped over Levitz's mattress and found it stained with a large quantity of blood that matched her type.
Nearby, fur coats hung untouched and a pair of diamond earrings remained on a window seat. The only thing missing, were two bags - a small purse containing her wallet and a bigger filled with make-up, hairspray and other items.
Mrs. Levitz was the wife of Ralph Levitz, Co-Founder of Levitz Furniture, who died in early 1995. Mrs. Levitz moved to Vicksburg in October of 1995 to be near her family. Levitz was declared dead on November 18, 2000.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Vicksburg Police Department
Chief O'Bannon
The FBI - Mississippi
Warren County Sheriff's Office

Vicksburg PD Case Number: 95-9-2167

NCIC Number: M-884374516
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
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