Sheila Gail Wears Pierce

Above: Pierce, circa 1978


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 24, 1978 from Point Pleasant, West Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: June 3, 1954
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Pierce has a tattoo. She's allergic to metal and will develop a skin rash if she touches metal.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Faded blue jeans and a blue blouse with white straps.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Pierce was last seen leaving her residence in the 1400 block of Kanawha Street in Point Pleasant, West Virginia at 3:30 p.m. on June 24, 1978. She has never been heard from again. A serial killer later confessed to having murdered Pierce, but his statement has never been verified. Few details are available in her case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    West Virginia State Police


    Source Information
    West Virginia State Police


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 11, 2016; details of disappearance updated.

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