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Find Missing Mary Lou Bostwick!

Find Missing Mary Lou Bostwick!

Find missing Mary Lou Bostwick!
She has been missing for almost 46 years.
Back then it was three days before her 16th story.
Mary Lou’s father had dropped her off to do some babysitting.
But Mary Lou never arrived there

Find Missing Mary Lou Bostwick!

Find Missing Mary Lou Bostwick! Mary Lou Boswick has been missing since July 17, 1972. She is missing in Waverly, New York. Mary Lou Bostwick is classified as an endangered missing person. Her year of birth is 1956. At the time of her disappearance, Mary Lou was 15 years old. Her current age is 61 years old. Mary Lou Bostwick is a Caucasian female. Her hair was red and her eyes are blue. She is described as 5’2″ tall and 120 pounds. Mary Lou wears eyeglasses with dark-colored plastic frames. She has a three-inch scar at the base of her spine. Two of her teeth have been extracted, and she has no dental fillings. When she was last seen, Mary Lou was wearing
cut-off blue jeans and pink sandals.

Find Missing Mary Lou Bostwick!

Mary Lou Bostwick was last seen on July 17, 1972. This was three days before her sixteenth birthday. Her father dropped her off at a friend’s apartment on Broad Street in Waverly, New York. She was supposed to baby-sit there. Three days later, Mary Lou’s mother went to the house with her daughter’s birthday cake and gifts. And the occupants said Mary Lou had never arrived there to baby-sit. However, her belongings were there, including the change of clothes she’d carried in a grocery bag.

Mary Lou has never been heard from again. She had stayed overnight with relatives and friends before. However, she had never run away and her family thinks she would have contacted them if she could have. She attended Athens High School. But her parents had agreed to let her drop out of school after her birthday in order to take care of her younger siblings.

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Connected Case?

Another local girl was named sixteen-year-old Sharron Coston. She disappeared from Sayre, Pennsylvania in October 1973. Her body was found a few days later. She’d been strangled and her body mutilated. Gerard Paul McKenna was convicted of her murder and sentenced to death in 1974. Although he maintained his innocence, he asked to be executed because he didn’t want to spend the rest of his life in prison. In 1982 his conviction was overturned on appeal, and by the time he was convicted a second time the death penalty had been outlawed in Pennsylvania. He has since died in prison.

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Mary Lou’s Case Today

Mary Lou’s mother believes Sharron’s murder and her daughter’s disappearance are related. One of the witnesses who testified against McKenna in exchange for immunity from prosecution is a suspect in Mary Lou’s case. One person claimed later that Mary Lou had been beaten to death during a party at a home in Sayre. However, he was unable to substantiate the story.

When Mary Lou’s brother died in 2004, she was listed in his obituary as having pre-deceased him. Her mother, two other brothers and her sister are still alive. Foul play is suspected in her case, which remains unsolved. Pennsylvania police are investigating.

Find Missing Mary Lou Bostwick!

Mary Lou Bostwick has been missing for almost 46 years. On July 18, 2018, she will reach her 46th annual missing date. She vanished only three days before her “sweet sixteen” birthday. In all this time, police seem to have been unable to name anyone as a suspect or even a person of interest in her case. Mary Lou went missing before there was awareness for missing children or missing teens, DNA testing, and technology. Tragically, Mary Lou’s brother and father died before they could learn what happened to her. Will her mother and living siblings likewise have to die without answers? Someone (s) knows something! Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Mary Lou Bostwick? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for her disappearance?

Have information? Please contact the Pennsylvania State Police at: (570) 697-2146. You may contact the Athens Township Police Department
at: (570) 888-2200.

This is an article about the disappearance of Mary Lou Bostwick. Click here and learn more.
Pennsylvania Missing and Unidentified persons has a profile for Mary Lou Boswick. Click here and learn more.

The above information is found on Mary Lou Bostwick’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.
The above image is courtesy of Mary Lou Bostwick’s NamUs Database.


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