Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Ellen was last seen on April 19, 1981. She stopped by the 7-Eleven on Atlantic Avenue where her mother worked about 8 p.m. to get money for the movies. It's unknown whether she ever saw a show, but Akers never came home that night. Neither family nor friends have seen her since.
When Akers' mother, Linda Riester, came home from work the next morning, she realized her daughter was missing. Stepfather Phil Riester reported Akers missing at 4 p.m. that day.
Police said her purse and eyeglasses were still in her bedroom at home after the disappearance. Investigators think fould play is involved.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Ormond Beach Police Department
Daytona Beach News-Journal