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1648DFNC - Edna Eloise Glaze

Edna Eloise Glaze

Name: Edna Eloise Glaze
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: March 19, 1996
Location Last Seen: Brevard, Transylvania County, North Carolina

Physical Description

Date of Birth: January 1, 1916
Age: 76 yrs old
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 180 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Nickname/Alias: None
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Ms. Glaze usually wears a black wig. Alzheimer's Disease. She also has poor hearing and vision.


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Ms. Glaze left her family to walk to the corner hardware store. She left the hardware store and received a ride to the Brevard Music Center in the vicinity of her family's old homestead, which she had casually mentioned she wanted to visit. She then disappeared.

Authorities searched over a 9-day period, sometimes with more than 200 persons looking for Ms. Glaze. In 2000, a man confessed to killing her. Additional searches for Ms. Glaze were conducted based off of his confession, however nothing was found.

Ms. Glaze is from a tight-knit family and was well known in the community. Glaze was in good physical condition at the time of her 1996 disappearance. She has not been seen or heard from since her disappearance. Foul play is suspected in her case.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Transylvania County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Lieutenant Johnny Nicholson
Agency Phone Number: 828-884-3168
Agency E-Mail: "[email protected]" ;
Agency Case Number: 1996-121780/p>

Agency Name: Brevard Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Lieutenant Steve Woodson
Agency Phone Number: 828-883-2212
Agency E-Mail: [email protected]
Agency Case Number: N/A

NCIC Case Number: M913655579
NamUs Case Number: 2525

Information Source(s)

North Carolina Missing Persons
North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation
Transylvania County Sheriff's Office

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 9/5/2017

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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