Missing in Kansas: Mary Lang

HAYS, Kan. (KAKE) -

Mary Lang was last seen in downtown Hays, early in the afternoon of Oct. 21, 1983. She recently started working as a legal secretary for an attorney and was taking papers to be signed, but she was never seen or heard from again.

Her car was found abandoned with its door open, and her purse and legal papers were inside. Days later, a search team found her coat along a country road six miles northwest from town. Her car keys were in the jacket pocket. Foul play is suspected, according to the National Institute of Justice's National Missing and Unidentified Persons System.

Mary was 31 at the time she disappeared. If alive, she would be 66 years old.


Missing from: Hays, Kan.

Missing since: Oct. 21, 1983

Age when missing: 31

Age now: 66

Height: 5’7’’

Weight: 124 pounds

Hair: Light-grown hair

Eyes: Blue

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Ellis County Sheriff's Office at (785) 625-1040.

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