Mary Ann Perez


Perez, circa 1976

  • Missing Since 03/25/1976
  • Missing From Chalmette, Louisiana
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race White
  • Age 33 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female.

Details of Disappearance

Perez disappeared from Chalmette, Louisiana on March 25, 1976. Her skeletal remains were found in rural Alabama in late 1976; she had been murdered. The body was not identified until November 2018.

David Courtney, who is currently serving time in a Kansas prison for an unrelated murder, claimed he and his wife offered a ride to Perez on the night of her disappearance, strangled her and dumped her body. He has never been charged in her case. His wife died in 1990.

Investigating Agency

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Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated November 14, 2018; case resolved.