Viola A. Butler


Butler, circa 1989

  • Missing Since 02/18/1989
  • Missing From Pleasantville, New Jersey
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race Black
  • Age 38 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics African-American female.

Details of Disappearance

Butler disappeared from Pleasantville, New Jersey on February 18, 1989. The following day, her body was found on the street in the New York City borough of Manhattan. She had been strangled. Butler's remains were not identified until July 2019. Her murder remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office 609-909-7800

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated November 29, 2021; case resolved.