Beverly, approximate photo date 1978 Age-progression to age 53 (approximate photo date 2018)
Missing since: 07/04/1978
Junction City, Kansas
Type of missing case: Non-Family Abduction
Date of Birth: 04/17/1965 (55)
Age at time of disappearance: 13 years old
Height / Weight: 4'8, 54 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A green nightgown and blue underwear.
Other characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Beverly was born with an extra bone in her middle finger, which looks like a partial finger. She has moles on her face and a mark on her chest.
Details at time of disappearance: Beverly was last seen at her single-story home in the 200 block of west 11th Street in Junction City, Kansas on July 4, 1978. A young friend was staying over on the night she disappeared and was sleeping in another bed in the same room.
In the early morning hours, most of Beverly's family as well as her friend woke up and went to the front door to watch a disturbance across the street. They thought Beverly was with them, but once the commotion was over they realized she was gone.
The screen had been cut and removed from the bedroom window it was lying about ten feet from the house. None of Beverly's clothes were missing and $12 she was saving for an upcoming trip to camp was left behind. Authorities believe someone removed her from her bedroom between 3:00 and 5:00 a.m.
None of Beverly's family members are considered suspects in her case, but little information is available regarding her apparent abduction.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Junction City Police Department
Other information: NamUs
The Disappearance Of Beverly Ward & Faith Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church
The Beaumont Enterprise
The Junction City Daily Union
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated January 7, 2018 distinguishing characteristics updated.