Case Information

Missing
Ethel
Louise
Atwell
October 24, 1978 06:00
04/29/2012
47 to 47 years old
Unknown DOB
Black/African American
Other
Female
64.0 to 66.0
156.0 to 162.0

Circumstances

Staten Island
New York
Richmond
Ethel Louise Atwell 47yrs was abducted from her job Staten Island Development center on Tuesday October 24, 1978. She arrived approx. 5:30am and had apparently arrived on the jobsite at 6:00am. Shortly thereafter apparently after she had gotten out of her car, Several employees in the building where she was schedule to work, Heard someone say come on, come on. they next heard Ms. Atwell respond, No, you'll beat me, you'll beat me and then she screamed.

Physical

Black
full perm or curly
none
none
Brown
Brown


Medical

Clothing and Accessories


Buttons missing off of her coat
Missing one shoe
Car keys found

Transportation Methods

Dental

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DNA

Guidelines for Collection of DNA
Sample submitted - Tests complete

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Investigating Agency

Detective
Patrick
Savage
718-556-7122
109-12
October 24, 1978
Local
Staten Island, New York Police
Staten Island
New York
Ethel Louise 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 0n October 24, 1978 and never seen again.

Reports

Contacts

Case Manager

Kim
Law
518-464-7142

Regional Administrator

Lori
Bruski
Lori.Bruski@unthsc.edu
817-718-7904