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Case File 435DFMD

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Bernadette M. Stevenson Caruso
Missing since September 27, 1986 from Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: July 2, 1963
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 23 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'4"; 190 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Green eyes; light brown hair. Pierced ears, beauty like mole on left cheek. Light complexion.
  • Clothing: Black tank dress, with pink tank top underneath the dress, pink belt, clear pantyhose, pink flat shoes, pink cotton jacket, carrying a bag containing a pink and black jacket in it.
  • Jewelry: Possibly wearing small earrings, "Mickey Mouse" face watch or gold, small, band watch, and a gold necklace.
  • DNA: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Caruso was last seen leaving her job at Shaws Jewelry Store in Eastpoint Mall, Maryland.
Caruso left her job at 17.00.  She was driving a 1982 Chevrolet Cavalier; gray/green with Maryland Tag: FYW-097.
Neither Caruso nor her vehicle has been seen since.
Caruso was supposed to call a friend later to go out, but she never showed up or called.
At the time she disappeared, Caruso was separated from her husband. Court records show a lengthy battle over custody arrangements for their daughter, then 3. Their daughter was spending the weekend with her father.
No one has ever been named an official suspect in this case. Foul play is suspected in Caruso's disappearance.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Baltimore County Police Department

Agency Case Number: E934538

NCIC Number: M-216199238
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Dundalk Eagle
Baltimore Sun
WJZ 13

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