Margarita Medina

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Above Images: Medina, circa 2002


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 9, 2002 from Gloucester Township, New Jersey
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: December 22, 1920
  • Age: 81 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. White hair, brown eyes. Medina is of Puerto Rican descent. She speaks Spanish and poor English.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue denim dress, a black hat, black shoes with black laces, a tiger's eye ring, a silver watch and a silver bracelet.
  • Medical Conditions: Medina suffers from Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. She was in good physical health at the time of her disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Medina was last seen on February 9, 2002. She lived with her daughter on Williamstown Road in Gloucester Township, New Jersey; she had no other relatives in the area. She was seen walking that day along Erial Road in the Fox Chase Development at 3:00 p.m., and later near the Heritage's convenience store at the interstection of Jarvis and Williamstown Roads. She has never been heard from again. Medina may have returned to her native Puerto Rico. Few details are available in her case.


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


    Source Information
    New Jersey State Police
    The Philadelphia Inquirer
    Camden County Sheriff's Office
    Camden County News


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 20, 2016; picture added, clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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