Rita Navarra Stants
Stants, approximately 1983
Date reported missing : 01/01/1983
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 19 years old
Height / Weight : 5'4 - 5'7, 95 - 120 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Asian female. Black hair, brown eyes. Stants is of Filipino descent. She wears military-issued dentures with her name inscribed on them.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Stants was last seen in the Biloxi/Gulfport area of Mississippi sometime between 1983 and 1985. Her family had recently emigrated to the United States, and Stants's husband was in the Navy. She was supposed to visit her sister in Dallas, Texas, but never arrived there and has never been heard from again. She may have never left Biloxi.
Stants's husband has refused to speak to her family about her, and she was not reported missing until 2019. Little information is available in her case.
Other information and links : ncy
Harrison County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
Mississippi Missing and Unidentified Persons
October 12, 2004. March 16, 2020; .
Interactive Missing Person Search Map