Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Mary Frances Hunter was last seen by a member outside of her immediate family on Sunday, September 1, 1996 at her residence on board Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Oak Harbor, WA. Mary left behind two children, a husband, her dog, vehicle and a significant amount of money in her bank account. No one has seen or heard from Mary since her disappearance. She was reported missing to the Burlington WA Police Department by her husband on Tuesday September 3, 1996.
In his suicide note (one of many), he said that Mary had committed suicide, had held a gun to her head for hours, agonizing. It said Mary had begged him not to tell her family where her body was, that she blamed her parents and older sister for her turmoil. It stated Derek would not divulge the location of her burial.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
NCIS Resident Agency
Burlington Police Department
Washington State Missing Persons