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Find Missing Ramona Irene Price!

Find Missing Ramona Irene Price!

Find Missing Ramona Irene Price!
She has been missing for over 56 years.
That is over half a century.
The suspect is deceased.
What Happened to Ramona Irene Price?

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Details

Find Missing Ramona Irene Price! Ramona Irene Price has been missing since September 2, 1961. She is missing from Santa Barbara, California. Ramona Irene Price’s case is classified as a non-family abduction. Her year of birth is 1954. At the time of her disappearance, Ramona was 7 years old. Her current age is 63 years old. Ramona Irene Price is a Caucasian female. Her hair is brown and her eyes are brown. She is described as 4’0″ tall and 45 pounds at the time of her disappearance. Ramona’s hair was cut in a pixie style at the time of her disappearance. When last seen, Ramona was wearing a brown and white pullover sweater, brown pants with fine pinstripes, and flip-flops.

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Circumstances

Ramona Irene Price was last seen in her hometown of Santa Barbara, California. She was seen at 11:00 A.M. on September 2, 1961. Her family was in the process of moving, and she told her father she was going to walk from their Oak Avenue home to their new house. The distance was seven miles and her father didn’t believe she would actually do it. Half an hour later, Ramona’s parents realized she was gone. She has never been heard from again. Dogs later tracked her scent for close to two miles down Modoc Road near the 101 Freeway. It was under construction at the time.

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Two Brother: Suspects?

There were two brothers who were known sex offenders. They were initially considered suspects in Ramona’s disappearance. The men admitted they’d seen Ramona walking along Modoc Road and that they’d spoken to her. But they denied having harmed her. They were cleared of involvement after both of them passed lie detector tests. One witness reported seeing Ramona climb into a faded blue 1953 or 1954 Plymouth. The vehicle’s driver was described as a Caucasian man between 30 and 40, with dark eyes and hair, a receding hairline and thin features. He wore an open-collared sport shirt over a white undershirt. He was never identified. No other trace of Ramona could be found.

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Authorities believe Mack Ray Edwards may have been responsible for Ramona’s disappearance. A photograph of him is posted with this case summary. In 1970, Edwards pleaded guilty to killing three California children and sentenced to death at his own request. He confessed to killing Roger Madison and two other missing children, Brenda Jo Howell and Donald Lee Baker. Edwards was looking at the 101 Freeway construction site at the time of Ramona’s disappearance, and investigators believe he buried her body in the vicinity. He claimed he used a bulldozer to bury Madison’s body.
Authorities believe he was also most likely responsible for the murders of several other children and the disappearances of Thomas Bowman, Bruce Howard Kremen and Karen Tompkins.

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Edwards lead authorities to a site where he said he had buried some of his victims, but no evidence was located. He committed suicide on death row in 1971. A photograph of Edwards is posted with this case summary. His alleged victims ranged in age from seven to sixteen years old. Authorities believe he was also most likely responsible for the murders of several other children and the disappearances of Thomas Bowman, Bruce Howard Kremen and Karen Tompkins.

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Appeal

Ramona Irene Price has been missing for well over half a century. Fifty-six years and a deceased suspect and you have an ice cold case.
But cold cases are just as important as new cases. Behind every case, including the cold ones, are devastated lives and broken hearts. And police do close cold cases if tips and leads do not come in. And they will close Ramona’s case they believe that they cannot solve. Someone (s) knows something! Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Ramona Irene Price? Do you have information concerning Mack Ray Edwards? Do you have any information concerning anyone es who may have been involved in Ramona Irene Price’s disappearance?

If you have any information about this case, you can contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678.
Santa Barbara Police Department 805-897-2300

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The above information can be found on Ramona Irene Price’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International.
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