Martha Alice Mertz

Mertz, circa 1961

  • Missing Since 06/22/1961
  • Missing From Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race White
  • Age 47 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'0 - 5'2, 100 - 120 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A white blouse and black pedal-pusher pants.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Brown hair, blue eyes.

Details of Disappearance

Mertz was last seen in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on June 22, 1961. She has never been heard from again. She never touched her bank account after her disappearance; it was distributed to her heirs when she was declared legally dead seven years later. Few details are available in her case.

Investigating Agency

  • Lancaster Bureau of Police 717-735-3362

Source Information

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 26, 2018; casefile added.