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Case File 1463DFPA


Shelley Diane Luty
Missing since August 23, 1982 from Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Classification: Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Shelly Luty said goodbye to her mother at the Llanarch Diner on Township Line Road as she ended her 23.00 waitressing shift on August 23, 1982. She walked out to the parking lot, got in her car, and was never seen again.
Shelly had borrowed her stepfather's car to drive to work. She had parked the car on a poorly lit street across from the diner. The car has also disappeared.

According to her mother who was working at the diner where her daughter disappeared, a man who had been in the diner left just minutes before her daughter. Witnesses say the same man was talking to Shelly in the parking lot of the diner. He is described as a white male, 25-29 years of age, about 5'10-6'0 with athletic build.


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

Upper Darby Police Department

Agency Case Number: J-26521

Source Information:
Philadelphia Daily News, September 3, 1982
Delaware County Daily Times, December 2, 1983

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