Marcella Krulce

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Above Images: Krulce, circa 1959

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 19, 1959 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 103 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black coat and black shoes.
  • Medical Conditions: Krulce is an insulin-dependent diabetic. Her needles and insulin were left behind at home.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Krulce was last seen eating at a restaurant at Martinique Apartments on Baum Boulevard in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on November 19, 1959. She worked as a secretary for the United Fund of Allegheny County, living at Martinique Apartments on weekdays and spending the weekends at her mother's home in Strabane Township. Krulce never showed up for work on November 20 and has never been heard from again. Her clothes, and jewelry were left behind in her apartment, as was the insulin and needles she needed to control her diabetes.

    Mary Ann Verdecchia, a ten-year-old girl who also lived in Martinique Apartments, disappeared in 1962, three years after Krulce did, and was never found. There's no indication the two cases are related, however.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pittsburgh Bureau of Police
    412-323-7800

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Pennsylvania Missing Persons
    The Pittsburgh Press

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 16, 2016; casefile added.

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