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Case File 2796DFKS

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Mary Jean Lang
Missing since October 21, 1983 from Hays, Ellis County, Kansas
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Mary Lang was last seen in the downtown area of Hays, Kansas at around 1:00 PM., on October 21, 1983.
Lang had just started working as a legal secretary for a local attorney in the city of Hays. She was taking papers to other attorneys in town to be signed when she disappeared.
Her car was found with the door open approximately 3 inches, and her purse and legal papers were found inside the vehicle. Her keys and coat have been found northwest of Hays on a county road.
Days later, a search team found her coat along a country road six miles from town with her car keys in the pocket.
Her body was never found. Foul play is suspected.

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

Undersheriff Bruce Hertel
Ellis County Sheriff's Office
Hays Police Department
Kansas Bureau of Investigation

ECSO Case Number: 83-3792

HPD Case Number: C-3792

KBI Case Number: 9900-69753 / Lab #TR84W-115

NCIC Number: M-110244366
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Ellis County Sheriff's Office

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