Toya Hill

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Left: Toya, circa 1982;
Right: Age-progression to age 34 (circa 2007)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 24, 1982 from Baltimore, Maryland
  • Classification: Non-Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: August 24, 1973
  • Age: 8 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'0, 80 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Toya wears eyeglasses, but she wasn't wearing them at the time of her disappearance. She has a deep dimple in her left cheek.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue jacket, a blue striped top and blue jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Toya departed from her family's residence at the Perkins Homes, a public housing project in the 200 block of South Spring Street in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 24, 1982. She was going to walk to a grocery store two blocks away. Near the store, she stopped to talk to her mother's ex-boyfriend and one of his friends. She has been heard from again.

    Toya was in the third grade at City Springs Elementary School in 1982. She lived with her mother, her two brothers and her sister. She was supposed to be the flower girl at her mother's wedding ceremony three days after she disappeared. Her mother, Annette Stanley, initially believed her ex-boyfriend had taken Toya in order to convince Stanley to start seeing him again. She repeatedly asked him about Toya, but he said he didn't have her and didn't know what had happened to her. Stanley said she went ahead with her wedding on schedule because she thought this would encourage her ex-boyfriend to give Toya back. After that marriage ended, she renewed her relationship with her ex-boyfriend and married him. She said she did this because she still believed he knew where Toya was. Stanley left the man again after only a few months. He is now deceased.

    Stanley is still alive and still lives in the area, and hopes that her daughter may yet be found. Little information is available in Toya's case, but foul play is suspected.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Baltimore Police Department
    410-396-2334

    OR
    443-984-7114

    OR
    410-396-2284

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    Baltimore Police Department
    The Morning Call
    The Syracuse Herald-Journal
    The Baltimore Sun
    NamUs

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    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 2, 2012; clothing/jewelry description added.

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