Sharon Nugent
North American Missing Persons Network
Sharon Nugent

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Above Images: Nugent, circa 2007

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 6, 2007 from Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 6, 1980
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 210 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black. A shoulder-length burgundy and black wig.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Clothing: A black, puffy trench coat.
  • Case Number: 07-140043

  • Details of Disappearance
    Nugent was last seen at a birthday party at the Rolling Green Estates apartments in Syracuse. She left the party between 2 and 3 a.m on Tuesday, February 7th, 2007.

    Her boyfriend said she came home and left for work at 5 a.m. But Nugent, who works for Express Personnel Services at Syracuse Stamping, never showed up.

    Sharon's car was found covered in snow in the parking lot of a Crowley Street apartment complex on February 10th. Sharon has three children.

    James Guilford was found guilty of second degree murder and has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the February 2007 death of his girlfriend, Sharon Nugent. Nugent's body was never found, but a mattress soaked in her blood led to Guilford's arrest. Police said Guilford made incriminating statements about her disappearance. Prosecutors say James Guilford bludgeoned 26-year-old Sharon Nugent to death and then incinerated her body. Police found blood in the master bedroom of the home the couple shared and a bloodstained hammer. Sharon's remains have never been found.

    The Court of Appeals ordered a new trial for James E. Guilford in 2013. His confession was thrown out although it was made with his lawyer present because it followed 49 hours of sleepless interrogation by tag teams of detectives.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Syracuse Police Department
    (315) 442-5222

    Source Information
    News 10 Now