Rita Marie Shaw

Shaw, circa 2011

  • Missing Since 04/01/2011
  • Missing From New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race Black
  • Date of Birth 07/22/1966 (53)
  • Age 44 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'9, 220 pounds
  • Medical Conditions Shaw suffers from mental illness and requires medication to control it.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Shaw may wear a wig and her right wrist may be fractured. She has a scar on her back and her ears are pierced.

Details of Disappearance

Shaw was last seen in the 4700 block of Cerise Street in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 1, 2011. She has never been heard from again. It's uncharacteristic of her to leave without warning. Few details are available in her case.

Investigating Agency

  • New Orleans Police Department 504-658-6077

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated November 26, 2014; casefile added.