DePunte, approximately 1990
Date reported missing : 03/18/1990
Missing location (approx) :
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 04/14/1957 (64)
Age at the time of disappearance: 32 years old
Height / Weight : 4'8 - 4'11, 95 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A white shirt, blue jeans and high-heeled shoes.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : DePunte was last seen at the Irish Pub on St. James Place in Atlantic City, New Jersey between 2:00 and 3:30 a.m. on March 18, 1990. She was attending a St. Patrick's Day celebration at the time. She left the pub with a Caucasian male acquaintance.
DePunte had mentioned wanting to go to a nearby casino, but it is unknown whether she actually went there. She has never been heard from again. The man she was last seen with stated he had dropped her off half a block from her apartment.
DePunte is described as an outgoing person. She grew up in Pleasantville, New Jersey and graduated from Pleasantville High School. She was single and was employed as a hairdresser at Jean's Beauty Salon at the time of her disappearance.
Although DePunte occasionally drank heavily, she was responsible at her job and kept in regular contact with her family; it would be uncharacteristic of her leave without warning. Her case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Atlantic City Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
New Jersey State Police
The Press of Atlantic City
October 12, 2004. February 16, 2007; Description, clothing, jewerly and more : and alternate height added, Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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