Shirley Hyman

Above: Hyman, circa 1981


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 28, 1981 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 23, 1951
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'1, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Hyman may use the last names Hickman and/or Hickman-Middleton. She has eight scars on her upper torso, her ears are pierced, and the teeth in her lower jaw are V-shaped. She usually wears her hair pinned in a bun.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white sweater, blue jeans, tan slip-on sandals, a ring that looks like wreath, and sunglasses.
  • Bar

    Details of Disappearance

    Hyman was last seen leaving the Park Avenue Cafe bar near 22nd Street and Hunting Park Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 28, 1981. She left the establishment with two men in a blue van and has never been heard from again. Few details are available in her case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Philadelphia Police Department



    Source Information
    The Philadelphia Daily News


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 17, 2016; height, weight and clothing/jewelry description added, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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