Find Missing April L Grisanti!

Find Missing April L Grisanti!

Find missing April L Grisanti!
At the time she was last seen
She was leaving a bar.
After midnight she walked across the street
To place a phone call and was never seen again.
She was not alone.
Her boyfriend was there.
This happened 34 years ago.
Where is April L Grisanti?

Find Missing April L Grisanti!

Find Missing April L Grisanti!

Missing: April L Grisanti
Missing Since
Missing From
Norwalk, Connecticut
Endangered Missing
Date of Birth
05/01/1964 (55 years old current age)
Age when last seen
20 years old
Height and Weight
5’4, 120 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description
A black rabbit-fur coat, a black shirt, blue jeans (possibly striped), white sneakers, a plain silver ring, a thin silver ring with a turquoise stone, and silver earrings. Carrying a gray and beige clutch purse with a top zipper.
Distinguishing Characteristics
Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Grisanti’s ears are pierced.

Find Missing April L Grisanti!

April L Grisanti was last seen leaving Anthony’s Cafe. It was a bar on Main Street in Norwalk, Connecticut. This incident occurred on February 1, 1985. Shortly after midnight she went across the street to use the phone to call for a ride, and never returned. She was accompanied by her boyfriend, James C. “Purple” Aaron Jr.

A witness reported seeing a woman kicking and screaming in James’s blue Cadillac as he drove away. Aaron drove north on Main Street and then turned left on New Canaan Avenue with Grisanti in the vehicle, still struggling. She has never been heard from again. Her car was later found near Ann Street, in the Norwalk River.

Half an hour before her disappearance, Grisanti told the police she was having an argument with James. One of her fingers was bleeding, and she said he’d assaulted her. She refused to have him arrested, however. She left with James in his blue Cadillac at 12:30 a.m. He said she got out of his car at a stoplight three blocks away.

Grisanti’s mother reported her missing later that day. Her wallet with her credit cards, driver’s license, and birth certificate was found abandoned in Norwalk a month later.

James’s estranged wife, Mary Frattalone-Aaron, disappeared from her husband’s Norwalk residence in July 1981 and was found murdered in a wooded area behind a commuter lot on Route 123 a month later. They had been discussing divorce at the time of her disappearance. James was questioned in her disappearance, but no charges were ever filed.

Later in February 1985, James was charged with kidnapping and unlawful restraint in Grisanti’s case. He was convicted and served nearly six years in prison before his release in December 1991.

Grisanti’s mother filed a lawsuit against him for injuries her daughter suffered in the kidnapping; the suit was settled in 1992 for $50,000. Grisanti has never been located, and Aaron died in 2016 at the age of 65. He remains the prime suspect in her presumed murder.

Find Missing April L Grisanti!

This is a tragic case and one where is sees that justice has never been served. April L Grisanti has been missing for 34 years and the suspect in her case is no longer alive. Another woman, the now deceased suspect’s former wife, has been murdered. No one has been charged in her case. The suspect was charged in Grisanti’s case and spent time in prison and was released. Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of April L Grisanti? Do you have any information concerning James C Aaron, Jr., the deceased suspect? Do you have any information concerning anyone else who may be involved in Griseldi’s disappearance and Mary Frattalone-Aaron’s murder?

If you have any information, please contact:
The Norwalk Police Department at: (283) 854-3000.
Lt. Art Weisgerber (203) 854-3028;
Anonymous Tip-Line (203)-854-3111
Text: to CRIMES (274637) and”NPD” with info in text.
You may submit a tip via the Internet. Click here to leave your tip.

Agency Case Number: 000000294
NamUs Case Number: MP3272

April L Grisanti has a profile with the Norwalk Department of Police Service-Cold Case Unit. The above image is courtesy of this profile. Click here to view it.
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April L Grisanti has a very lengthy, detailed profile. IT is full of images. Click here to learn more.
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April L Grisanti has a fairly detailed National Missing Persons Directory profile. Click here to learn more.
The above information is found on April L Grisanti’s Charley Project page.I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.

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