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Episode #77: Kathleen "Kathy" Kelly - Missing (1981)

Updated: Sep 2, 2022

Kathleen Kelly was a daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She grew up in some troublesome circumstances, but by the time she was 12 she was very independent, yet of course still loved her time with friends. One day, after going to a skating rink with some of her favorite people, she left and walked to her sister’s house. After leaving her sister’s house, she was never seen again.



KATHLEEN "KATHY" KELLY


Birth: 2/20/1969 - Death: Unknown


Ethnicity: Caucasian - Sex: Female


Height: 5'2" - Weight: 100 lbs


Hair Color: Brown - Eye Color: Brown


Other: Was wearing a gold cross necklace


Hometown: Springdale, PA - Allegheny County


Crime Scene: Unknown

Last Known Location Alive: Her sister (Judy Stanko)'s home (about 6 blocks from her own home)

Injury Description: Unknown

Suspect Description: Unknown

Additional Information: Missing since May 22, 1981 - was 12 years old at the time


DNA: unknown

Dental: unknown

Fingerprints: unknown


If you have any information for investigators, you can reach out to the Springdale police Department at 724-274-9022



Sources:

https://charleyproject.org/case/kathleen-kelly

https://www.facebook.com/854990047848367/posts/kathleen-kelly-disappeared-at-a-time-when-it-wasnt-unusual-for-children-to-walk-/2332475430099814/

https://archive.triblive.com/news/unfound/strange-phone-calls-add-to-38-year-mystery-of-missing-sister/#:~:text=Kathleen%20Kelly%20disappeared%20at%20a,disappeared%20on%20May%2022%2C%201981.

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/1216+Pittsburgh+St,+Cheswick,+PA+15024/337+Maxwell+Ave,+Springdale,+PA+15144/715+Pittsburgh+Street,+Springdale,+PA/@40.5356811,-79.8007327,15z/data=!4m20!4m19!1m5!1m1!1s0x883494f3cb156801:0x543f433e951281aa!2m2!1d-79.8028008!2d40.5404245!1m5!1m1!1s0x883494febcea257b:0xaf517391842d247e!2m2!1d-79.7893308!2d40.5423899!1m5!1m1!1s0x883495017bcf9b35:0xc00cf0bce594e757!2m2!1d-79.7816015!2d40.5413677!3e0 (Pbg St address is the Rink; Maxwell Ave is Judy’s house; 715 Pbg St is where Kathy lived)

http://truecrimediary.com/index.cfm?page=cases&id=174



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