Ella M. Murray
North American Missing Persons Network
Ella M. Murray

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Above Images: Murray, circa 1997

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 22, 1997 from Gordonville, Polk County, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 16, 1912
  • Age: 84
  • Height: 5'6-58"
  • Weight: 120-140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Murray may wear eyeglasses.
    She has scars on one of her legs, on one thigh and one of her hands,
    grafted skin in all these areas.
  • Medical Conditions: Murray was taking mild doses of high blood
    pressure medication at the time of her August 1997 disappearance.
    She did not bring the medication with her when she left her residence.
    Murray had a history of memory problems in 1997 and may be disoriented
    a s a result of her condition.
  • Clothing: Red and white shirt and lavender velvet pants.
  • AKA: Ellamay
  • Case Number: 97-133781

  • Details of Disappearance
    Murray departed from her residence in the 3310 block of Gate Road in Gordonville, Florida on the morning of August 22, 1997. Her roommate reported her as missing at 9:00 a.m. that day when Murray failed to return home. An extensive search of the area produced no clues as to Murray's whereabouts. There was an unconfirmed sighting of Murray at a Wal-Mart store in Bartow, Florida on August 23, 1997, the day following her disappearance. It is not known if the woman in question was actually Murray.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Polk County Sheriff's Office
    (863) 533-0344
    (800) 226-0344

    Source Information
    Polk County Sheriff's Office
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    The News Chief