Michelle Louise Harley

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Above Images: Harley, circa 1989

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 22, 1989 from Broward County, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 16, 1966
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 128 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Harley has a blemish on the side of her head where her hair will not grow. One of her front teeth may have been chipped at the time of her 1989 disappearance.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white sweater, black pants and possibly gold jewelry.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Harley was last seen on July 22, 1989, as she left her workplace in Oakland Park, Florida to have lunch with an unidentified male. She was driving her own car, a gray 1987 model with the Florida license plate number CIE54G. Harley did not return to work and has never been heard from again. Harley left behind a young son who had a medical condition; she normally called twice a day to check up on his health. She has not had any contact with her son since her disappearance.

    The male suspect in Harley's disappearance was shot to death on December 6, 1989, after he shot and killed his ex-wife. It has never been proved that he was involved in Harley's case. Harley's car's Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) got a hit in a salvage yard in Maryland, but that is the last trace of her. Her case remains unsolved and foul play is suspected.

    Harley was employed as a nurse at the time of her disappearance. Some agencies state the she disappeared on July 20, 1989.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Broward County Sheriff's Department
    954-321-4789

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    Source Information
    Broward Sheriff's Office
    The Doe Network
    Florida Department Of Law Enforcement
    NamUs

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 29, 2011; clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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