Benita Elizabeth Moore Spears
North American Missing Persons Network
Benita Elizabeth Moore Spears

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 24, 1989 from Gary, Lake County, Indiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 26, 1966
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 5'0-5'2"
  • Weight: 95-100 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: A visible mark on her left
    cheek and a surgical scar on her abdomen from a hernia surgery when
    she was born.
  • AKA: Nita
  • Case Number: 09-69071

  • Details of Disappearance
    Benita was originally reported missing by her mother when she didn't show up for work or school. She was a divorced mother of two sons, working at Inland Steel and attending school at Indiana University Northwest full-time. She disappeared on the day that her ex-husband was released from jail. He was incarcerated for kidnapping and beating her the year before her disappearance. Foul play is suspected.

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

    Source Information
    Unsolved in the News