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Case File: Mary Agnes Moroney - 3031DFIL

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Mary Agnes Moroney

  • Case Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Missing Since: May 15, 1930
  • Location Last Seen: Chicago, Illinois
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: May 9, 1928
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 2 yrs
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: Unknown
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Has scar on abdomen from a ruptured hernia. Left handed.
  • Dentals: Not available
  • Fingerprints: Not available
  • DNA: Not available
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    Mary disappeared from her home on May 15, 1930. An ad had been placed in a Chicago newspaper asking for help for the Moroney family. A woman who gave the name Mrs. Julia Otis responded to the ad claiming to be a social worker. She first appeared on May 14, 1930 and spent time with Mary's mother and sister. The next day Julia Otis again came to the house, bringing gifts and money for the family. Julia asked if she could take Mary shopping for new clothes and shoes. Julia Otis then took Mary down the street and she was never seen again.

    The next day the Moroney's got a letter from Julia Otis saying she was taking Mary to California and would bring her back in two months time. Two weeks later another letter was recieved from a woman named Alice Henderson, saying that Julia Otis was her cousin and the reason she had taken Mary was because Julia's husband and daughter had died the year before. Mrs. Henderson wrote that Julia Otis would bring Mary back soon. Julia otis was described as being circa 22 years old and well dressed, with a cultured voice. She had protuding teeth. She claimed that a social service worker named Mrs. Henderson had sent her.

    Mary has not been seen or heard from since May 15, 1930.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Chicago Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: Cold Case Unit - Detective McCarthy
  • Agency Phone Number: 312-746-9690

  • Agency Case Number: N/A
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: MP #N/A
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Mary Agnes Moroney's Family

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