Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
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.
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Gary Police Department
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