Sheila Gail Wears Pierce

Pierce, circa 1978

  • Missing Since 06/24/1978
  • Missing From Point Pleasant, West Virginia
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 06/03/1954 (69)
  • Age 24 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'7, 120 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description Faded blue jeans and a blue blouse with white straps.
  • 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.

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

  • West Virginia State Police 304-675-0850

Source Information

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated August 11, 2016; details of disappearance updated.