Angelo Gene Puglisi
North American Missing Persons Network
Angelo Gene Puglisi

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Above Images: Right: aged to 50 years.

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 21, 1976 from Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Classification: Non Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: September 2, 1965
  • Age: 10
  • Height: 4'0" (122 cm)
  • Weight: 65 lbs (29 kg)
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: He has 3 scars along his spine
    and a discoloration on his chest.
  • AKA: Andy
  • Case Number: 98002390

  • Details of Disappearance
    Angelo was last seen swimming at the Higgins Memorial Pool, a public pool about 100 yards from his home. He had just moved to East Dalton Street in the Stadium Courts housing project in South Lawrence, Massachusetts, right across the street from the community swimming pool. His disappearance and an extensive search that followed drew national attention to Lawrence.

    Wayne Chapman, a convicted sex offender was a longtime suspect in Andy's disappearance. Chapman admitted to raping up to 100 boys and was convicted of raping two Lawrence boys in 1975 in the woods near an exit ramp off Interstate 495. He remains in prison.

    No sign of Andy has ever been found. No one has ever been charged in connection with Andy's disappearance.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Lawrence Police Department

    Source Information
    Unsolved in the News