Ernestine Covington Missing since May 16, 1986 from Philadelphia
Date of Birth: March 27, 1953 Age at Time of Disappearance: 33 Race: Black, with a light brown complexion Height: 5'1" Weight: 130 lbs Hair Color: Black Eye Color: Brown Dentals: three decayed teeth Clothing: Red blouse and slacks, flat black shoes, black leather jacket. Vehicle: 1986 Chevy Cavalier, navy blue with single red stripe along the sides. PA license plate GKD-398.
Ms Covington was last seen around 2:30a.m. on May 16, 1986 at Casper's Cafe, on Baltimore Avenue near 49th in Philadelphia. Ms Covington had met her boyfriend at the lounge that night. A friend, a waitress at the bar, and she had planned to leave later that morning for a weekend trip to New York, but Ms Covington first wanted to take her boyfriend to his apartment in Yeadon, Delaware County. On December 2, 1986, her car was found abandoned near 41st and Chestnut Street in Philadelphia.
Ms Covington was employed at the Bell Atlantic office at 16th & Jefferson streets. She was described as responsible, very disciplined and a good person. Her daughter, an only child who's father was deceased, was only 14 in 1986 and it is highly unlikely that Ms Covington would have voluntarily left her daughter.
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Philadelphia Police Department 215-685-3258
Investigative Case #: 86-18-33853 NCIC #: M-394888424
NamUs MP # 785 please refer to these numbers when calling in information
Sources National Center for Missing Adults Newslibrary.com NamUs