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Case File: Ethel Louise Atwell 3292DFNY

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Ethel Louise Atwell

  • Case Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Missing Since: October 24, 1978
  • Location Last Seen: Staten Island, NY
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: Unknown
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 47
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 5'4" - 5'6"
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 156 -162 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Not Available
  • Fingerprints: Not Available
  • DNA: Not Available
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: unknown
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    Ethel Atwell (physical therapist aide at Willow Brook State Institution ) was dragged from a parking lot there as she was about to get out of her car on October 24, 1978. Several employees in the building where she was scheduled to work heard someone say "Come on, come on," and Atwell say "No, you`ll beat me." Then she screamed. Ethel has not been seen or heard from again.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Staten Island, New York Police
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Patrick Savage
  • Agency Phone Number: 718-556-7122

  • Agency Case Number: #109-12
  • NCIC Case Number: Unknown
  • NamUs Case Number: MP #14598
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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