Missing since May 28, 1950 from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Circumstances of Disappearance
Crumback was last seen at her home in Toronto on May 28, 1950. The last person to see the girl was Jim Bryan, who told police he left the home at 12:30 a.m. Sunday. When he returned the next day for dinner, she was missing. Her younger brother, Garry said he woke up Sunday morning to find his sister missing. He told his neighbors who told the police. According to Gary, he woke at about 2 a.m. to hear what he thought was the dog barking and the sounds of Mabel's voice mixed in with the voices of men.
There were 2 doors to the house, Willard Avenue and a door facing toward St. John Road. The Willard Avenue door was found unlocked and the St. John Road door was also unlocked but open. Neighbors walking past the Crumback home at about 2 a.m. said they heard some loud noises coming from the residence. The lights in Mabel's room and the kitchen were on and the side door was open.
An investigation would reveal that Mabel's bed had been slept in that night. Crumback's parents had been to Detroit, USA over the weekend.
The girl's father told police the girl didn't have any money or a key to the house. Mabel's purse was found in her room with her money still in it.
Her pajama bottoms were found neatly folded under her pillow but her pajama top was never found.
Mabel was employed in the office of the Eastern Steel Co. She was religious and attended the St. John's Baptist Church. At church she sang in the choir and was active in the church's social functions.
Investigators Toronto Police Service
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