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Case File 3007DFCT


April Grisanti
Missing since February 1, 1985 from Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: May 1, 1964
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 20 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'4"; 120 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown curly hair; brown eyes.
  • Clothing: Blue jeans, a black rabbit coat, white sneakers, a gray purse and silver rings.

Circumstances of Disappearance
April Grisanti was last seen on February 1, 1985 after leaving Anthony's Cafe at 174 Main Street with her ex-boyfriend, James C. Aaron.
30 minutes before she left the cafe, Grisanti reported to the police that she was having a dispute with Aaron. Police talked to her at the cafe, but she declined to have Aaron arrested, even though she claimed he assaulted her. Police observed one of Grisanti's fingers was bleeding.
Grisanti's mother reported her a missing later that day.
Aaron told police that Grisanti had gotten out of his car at a stoplight three blocks from the bar.
Grisanti's car was later located in the Norwalk River, near Ann Street.

Aaron was arrested later in February 1985 and charged with kidnapping.

Aaron was released from prison in December 1991 after serving nearly six years in the kidnapping of April Grisanti. Grisanti has never been found.

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

Norwalk Police Department

Agency Case Number: 85-3608/NamUs MP# 3272

Source Information:
The Hour - Feb 4, 1985
Norwalk Conneticuit Police Department

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