Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Andrea Coyle left her residence in Bellwood, PA for the Woodrow Wilson School, an adult learning school in Altoona, PA, on December 19, 1978 at 8:00 AM. She apparently left the school prior to noon that day and has not been seen or heard from since. She was living with her now-deceased grandparents, Matthew and Eleanor Luse, in Bellwood at the time, and attended the Woodrow Wilson School in the Garden Heights section of Altoona.
Coyle was being treated on a voluntary basis, at the mental health wing of the Altoona Hospital, at the time of her disappearance. She had left home on a prior occasion, and was located in Washington D.C. after she being arrested there. Following her arrest she was admitted to St. Elizabeth Hospital, in D.C., by court order. She stayed there from August to October 1976. She would often hitchhike with truck drivers. She may be traveling throughout the Eastern part of U.S.
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