Stephanie Marie Gant-Brady

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Above: Gant-Brady, circa 1984

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 8, 1984 from Baltimore, Maryland
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 17, 1944
  • Age: 39 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 110 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Gant-Brady wears eyeglasses or contact lenses. Her nickname is Penny.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: An opal ring and a pinky ring set with a small diamond.
  • Medical Conditions: Gant-Brady was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1978 and has difficulty walking as a result of her condition. She utilizes a cane and a wheelchair to get around, but she had neither with her when she vanished.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Gant-Brady was last seen in Baltimore, Maryland on April 8, 1984. She resided in the 4600 block of Horizon Circle in the Woodlawn area at the time. After her disappearance, Gant-Brady's male companion stated she had traveled to London, England to write a book. However, Gant-Brady never obtained a passport, did not pick up her last paycheck, and left all of her personal belongings, including her cane and wheelchair, behind when she vanished.

    Gant-Brady has one son. She got a bachelor's degree in sociology from Morgan State University and was attempting a master's degree from the University of Baltimore in 1984. She was the first African-American woman to reach the rank of lieutenant in the Maryland National Guard. She was also a member of the Governor's Committee for the Handicapped. Gant-Brady was employed as a substitute middle and elementary school teacher at the time of her disappearance. Her case remains unsolvd.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Baltimore County Police Department
    410-887-3943

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    Baltimore County Police Department

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 3, 2006; details of disappearance updated.

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