The Doe Network:
Case File 2058DFFL


Ella May Murray
Missing since August 22, 1997 from Gordonville, Polk County, Florida
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Murray was last seen in Gordonville, Florida on August 22, 1997.

Despite an extensive search on ground and by air, Polk County Sheriff's Office, have been unable to locate Murray. Ella Murray was reported missing by a roommate. Mrs. Murray was reported missing at 09.00, but may have left her home earlier in the morning.

A door-to-door search of the Gordonville area east of Bartow, combined with an extensive ground search by deputies, K-9 and the Sheriff's Office Mounted Enforcement Unit, was conducted. The Sheriff's Office FLIR (Forward Looking Infra-Red) helicopter flown over the surrounding neighborhood and wooded areas also has been unsuccessful in locating the woman.

A possible sighting of Mrs. Murray at Wal-Mart in Bartow on Saturday (August 23, 1997) has been unconfirmed.

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

Polk County Sheriff's Office
863 533-0344

Agency Case Number: 97133781

NCIC Number: M051411688
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Polk County Sheriff's Office
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
NamUs MP #5676

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