Teala was identified as the young girl found September 19, 1967 in Salem Twp, Westmoreland County. Rest in peace, Teala.
Teala Patricia Thompson
Missing since September 5, 1967 from Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Vital Statistics Age at Time of Disappearance: 13
Estimated Height: 4'
Estimated Weight: 100 lbs
Hair Color: Sandy colored, shoulder length, curly
Eye Color: Gray Clothing: Possibly a skirt and tank top. Dentals: not available
Fingerprints: not available
DNA: Samples submitted - tests not complete
Case Details Teala was last seen on Tuesday, September 5, 1967 at Westinghouse High School in the Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
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On September 19, 1967, the body of a young girl was found near the Colvan Sanitary Landfill in Salem Twp, Westmoreland County. Authorities have begun the process towards DNA comparison between the unidentified girl and Teala's family members.
If you have any information about this case, please contact:
Pennsylvania State Police Tpr Brian Gross 724-858-1590