Helena Ann Negrete

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Above: Negrete, circa 1997

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 14, 1997 from Gwinn, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5 - 5'6, 100 - 110 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Negrete goes by her middle name, Ann. She is a heavy smoker.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white sweatshirt with a pink heart and green trim, light blue jeans with a hole in the knee, blue and white sneakers and several jewelry items, including a bracelet with the name "ANN" spelled out in diamonds.
  • Medical Conditions: Negrete was recovering from a stroke at the time of her disappearance, and she may have also been suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Negrete was last seen walking down the driveway in the 2700 block of County Road 456 in Gwinn, Michigan at 5:30 p.m. on June 14, 1997. She has never been heard from again. Negrete is originally from the area, but had been living in Glendale, California with her husband. About three weeks before her disappearance, she went back to Michigan to visit her family after her husband died. She's an avid walker and would often walk for miles. An extensive search of the area turned up no indication of Negrete's whereabouts. Her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Forsyth Police Department
    906-346-9224

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    The Ironwood Daily Globe
    The Arizona Daily Star

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 7, 2017; casefile added.

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