Image 1 and 2: Opitz in 1980; Image 3 and 4: Age-progressed to age 47 and 52 (NCMEC).
Name: Mary Opitz
Case Classification: Non-Family Abduction
Missing Since: January 16, 1981
Location Last Seen: Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida
Date of Birth: December 13, 1963
Age: 17 years old
Weight: 105 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown, shoulder-length hair with a red tint.
Eye Color: Hazel
Distinguishing Marks/Features: A scar between the fingers of her left hand. Pierced ears.
Dentals: Available. She wore braces on her teeth at the time she disappeared.
Fingerprints: Not available
Clothing: A brown velveteen jacket, white pullover top, designer blue jeans, and brown shoes with heals.
Jewelry: Wearing two gold bracelets and a gold necklace with a charm.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Mary Opitz was last seen at the Edison Mall in Fort Myers, shopping with her mother. Mary got tired and decided to wait in their car at 7:30 p.m. Twenty minutes later, her mother found a package of Mary's near the car. Mary has not been seen since. Foul play is suspected.
Agency Name: Lee County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Det. James McDaniel
Agency Phone Number: 941-335-9229 or 239-477-1200
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 7456-81C
NCIC Case Number: M653109244
NamUs Case Number: Not listed
NCMEC Case Number: 768011
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Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 1/23/16
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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.