Verna Townsend

Above: Townsend, circa 2007


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 2, 2007 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Classification: Missing
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 230 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Townsend has surgical scars on her abdomen. She wears her hair in a ponytail. She may use the name Vette.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Townsend was last seen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 2, 2007. She made a phone call and was seen getting into a white SVU. She has never been heard from again. She reportedly had ongoing disputes with people she associated with, and may have gone missing because of this. The circumstances of her disappearance are unclear; few details are available in her case.


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


    Source Information


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 2, 2011; casefile added.

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