Annita Maria Price
North American Missing Persons Network
Annita Maria Price

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 30, 1974 from Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 20, 1947
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Weight: 155 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Distinctive burn scars on left arm
    and torso from severe burns when a child.
  • Case Number: AM-1940

  • Details of Disappearance
    Price was last seen at her Benwood apartment on 4th Street around 8:45 PM when she left to go to work as a waitress at The Flamingo Club in Benwood, West Virginia on May 30, 1974. She'd borrowed her boyfriend's Gremlin. She never arrived at work and was never seen again. Price was reported missing by her boyfriend.

    The car was found parked along West Virginia Route 2 at 12th Street in McMechan, just north of Moundsville. Her purse, makeup and wallet were still in the car.

    Price was the mother of two children. At the time she and was going through a custody battle with her estranged husband. Price's boyfriend cooperated with police and isnít a suspect.

    Informants and evidence point to murder, that Price was shot and buried.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    West Virginia State Police

    Source Information
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