Find Missing Wendy Lynn Huggy!

Find Missing Wendy Lynn Huggy!

Find missing Wendy Lynn Huggy!
Then she was a teen girl.
Then she was married.
Then she was pregnant.
Then she was carrying a baby.
It has been 37 years
Since her loved ones last saw her.
It has been 37 years
Since her loved ones last heard from her.
Where is this missing teen girl?

Find Missing Wendy Lynn Huggy!

Find Missing Wendy Lynn Huggy!

Missing Person: Wendy Lynn Huggy
Missing Since
Missing From
Clearwater, Florida
Non-Family Abduction
Date of Birth
07/21/1965 (54 years old current age)
Age when last seen
16 years old
Height and Weight
5’8 – 5’9, 110 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description
Turquoise jewelry.
Medical Conditions
Wendy was pregnant at the time of her disappearance.
Distinguishing Characteristics
Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Wendy has a circular dog bite scar on the outer center of her left thigh. She may use the last name Freeman.

Find Missing Wendy Lynn Huggy!

Wendy Lynn Huggy was last seen in Clearwater, Florida on April 7, 1982. Her grandmother dropped her off a few blocks from the Patrician Apartments at Nursery and Belcher Roads. Her uncle lived there. Huggy was supposed to meet him that day.

She met a female friend who lived in the same apartment complex. That was at some point. She, her friend and her friend’s mother went to Clearwater Beach. Wendy, who didn’t have a car of her own, got a ride from the beach to the Countryside Mall. From there, she called her grandfather to say a man named Don would be driving her home.

Wendy was scheduled to return to her grandmother’s house later in the evening, and start a new job at a fast food restaurant the next day. She never arrived home and her family never saw or heard from her again.

Wendy resided in Holiday, Florida at the time of her 1982 disappearance. She was born in Illinois. Her mother, a flight attendant, was often unable to care for her due to the demands of her job. So Wendy spent a lot of time in Florida with her grandparents.

Wendy had gotten married in Illinois. But her marriage was unhappy and she left her husband and moved back to Florida in 1982. She had dropped out of high school, but received her GED certificate and hoped to attend cosmetology school.

Wendy’s grandparents reported her missing a week after she was last seen. However, the police decided she was a runaway. They closed her case after only fifteen days.

She was under eighteen. The fact that she was married made her a legal adult. She was free to leave home if she wanted. Three years later she still had not returned home. Nor has she contacted her loved ones. Then her grandparents filed a second report. The police began looking into other theories as to the cause of her disappearance.

Authorities exhumed the body of an unidentified female in Tampa, Florida in June 2001. They hoped that they would be able to identify Wendy. The woman had been tied to a concrete block and dumped off of Anna Maria Island on the Gulf Coast of Florida in 1982. Wendy’s dental records did not match the victim. In 2011, the dead woman was identified and her husband was charged with murder.

Wendy’s mother and her grandparents have all died. She does have an aunt living as well as a half-brother. He was born after her disappearance. Both hope for resolution in her case. Investigators believe Wendy is probably deceased, but no suspects have been named in her disappearance. Her case remains unsolved.

Find Missing Wendy Lynn Huggy!

Wendy Lynn Huggy has been missing for 37 years. It’s tragic that police initial treated her disappearance as voluntary and closed it after a few days. It’s tragic that her mother and grandparents died without answers. After all this, all that can be done is to find answers and justice. Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Wendy Lynn Huggy and her baby? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) who may be involved in her disappearance?

If you have any information, please contact the Pasco County Sheriff’s Department (Florida): 1-727-844-7755. You may contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678. You may contact your local law enforcement or 9-1-1.

NCMEC Case Number: 601962
NamUs Case Number: MP5074
Agency Case Number: 85-124267

Wendy Lynn Huggy has a National Center for Missing and Exploited Children poster. The above image is courtesy of this profile. Click here to view it.
Wendy Lynn Huggy has a Doe Network profile. Click here to view it.
Wendy Lynn Huggy has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
This is a lengthy, detailed article about Wendy Huggy. It was published on her 30th annual missing date. Click here to learn more.
This is a multi-page WEBSLEUTHS page for this missing teen girl. Click here to learn more.
This is DATELINE video appeal for this missing teen girl. Click here to watch.
The above information is found on Wendy Lynn Huggy’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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