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3846DFLA - Mary Leah Rodermund

Mary Leah Rodermund Mary Leah Rodermund

Name: Mary Leah Rodermund
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: March 02, 1978
Location Last Seen: Morgan City, St. Mary County, Louisiana

Physical Description

Date of Birth: February 11, 1962
Age: 16 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 110 - 115 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Nickname/Alias: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Brown shirt and sweater, khaki pants.
Jewelry: Gold chain necklace
Additional Personal Items: Brown loafer-type shoes

Circumstances of Disappearance

Mary Rodermund was last seen as she went to a local drugstore and did not return home. The vehicle she had driven was located in the drug store parking lot. Her captor called her parents with a ransom demand and let her tell them she was all right. The Rodermunds never saw Mary Leah again. Robert Carl Hohenberger was a suspect in her disappearance. Hohenberger committed suicide when officers attempted to arrest him in Tacoma, Washington. Hohenberger was linked with the abduction, rape and murder of five Morgan City, Louisiana teenagers over a three-month period of 1978.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Morgan City Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Travis Trigg
Agency Phone Number: 1-985-380-4605
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 7-1546-485

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 23885

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: 9/22/17; Last Updated: 9/22/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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