Mary Michelle Sprague

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Above Images: Sprague, circa 1979

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 11, 1979 from Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 12, 1960
  • Age: 19 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6 - 5'8, 115 - 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, green eyes. Sprague plucked her eyebrows very thin at the time of her disappearance. She may go by her middle name, Michelle. Sprague has straight teeth.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A leopard-print Danskin blouse with one shoulder strap, black slacks or turquoise pants, high-heeled shoes and possibly silver jewelry.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Sprague was last seen in leaving her place of employment, a nightclub in the 300 block of Madison Avenue in Daytona Beach, Florida, on September 11, 1979. She had gone to the nightclub at 10:00 p.m. the previous day to pick up her paycheck and have a few drinks. Afterwards she argued with her boss and left the club at 1:00 a.m. The cabdriver who picked her up said they had to elude a truck that appeared to be following them. Sprague has never been heard from again.

    Sprague worked as an exotic dancer at the time of her disappearance, and had a young son. Her loved ones describe her as a responsible individual who was in a stable relationship in 1979, and would not have left of her own accord. Sprague's son was later adopted by another family and has since died. Many of Sprague's other relatives, including her mother, are also deceased. Her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Daytona Beach Police Department
    386-671-5102

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    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    The Orlando Sentinel
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    NamUs

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    Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 20, 2010; alternate height and weight added, clothing/jewelry description updated.

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