Karen Penson
North American Missing Persons Network
Karen Penson

Above Images: Penson

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 26, 1983 from Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 5'2"
  • Weight: 105 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blond
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • AKA: Karen Ann Marzano
  • Case Number: 83-1460259

  • Details of Disappearance
    Karen Penson was 30 at the time and had been married to Michael Penson about 12 years when she was reported missing by her parents on May 26, 1983.
    br> Michael Penson was killed in 2001 after he emerged from his home behind his new wife, Katrina Penson, and fired one shot at her, wounding her in the leg. In the wake of Penson's shooting, Tacoma police investigators reopened the investigation into the disappearance of Karen.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Tacoma PD

    Source Information
    Seattle PI