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Title: Ferber, Marsha 4-25-1988
Description: Morgantown , WV


Ell - August 1, 2006 02:17 PM (GMT)
Police: No Leads on Missing Morgantown Woman
Posted 7/31/2006 06:12 PM
Rebecca Slaughteruser posted imageMarsha Ferber

Rebecca Slaughter, Marsha Carol Ferber
Police say it's almost as if Rebecca Slaughter just disappeared.
Story by Lauren Hills Email | Bio

Rebecca Slaughter's son reported her missing on July 15th. Police found her car on the 17th in Garrett County, Maryland. Troopers searched her vehicle.

"No info found on that," says Sgt. Harold Sperringer with the Morgantown Police Department.

They searched the area.

"Found nothing."

And they searched her house.

"With no results."

On July 11th, Slaughter made purchase at Pet Co in Morgantown. On July 12th, she was at Streets Store in Masontown. And that was the last anyone saw or heard from Rebecca Slaughter. Sperringer is stumped.

"We've had every detective in the department working on this," he says.

They've tracked phone records and credit cards. In 16 days, police have only gotten one tip. Over the weekend, someone believes they may have seen her.

"There's nothing that indicates it was her," says Sperringer. "Just someone who looked like her."

Morgantown Police have only had one other case where a missing person has never been found. Marsha Carol Ferber has been missing since 1988.

"There's been the same thing, " says Sperringer. "No leads on her whereabouts whatsoever."

Ferber disappeared on April 25th at 123 Pleasant Street. No one's seen her since. Sperringer says he doesn't want Slaughter's case to wind up like Ferber's.

Detectives will go back to where Slaughter's vehicle was found and search the area one more time. But after that...

"I'm not sure where we go from there," says Sperringer.

If you have information on Marsha Ferber or Rebecca Slaughter, call the Morgantown Police Department at 284-7522.

oldies4mari2004 - December 18, 2006 03:23 AM (GMT)
http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/f/ferber_marsha.html

Marsha Carol Ferber


Above: Ferber, circa 1988


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: April 28, 1988 from Morgantown, West Virginia
Classification: Missing
Date Of Birth: April 5, 1941
Age: 47 years old
Height and Weight: 5'4, 140 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Ferber's ears are pierced.


Details of Disappearance

Ferber was last seen departing from her nightclub, The Underground Railroad, in Morgantown, West Virginia on April 28, 1988. The business was located in the 100 block of Pleasant Street at the time. Ferber left her vehicle, purse and other personal belongings at her residence. There were rumors that Ferber had traveled to Florida or Jamaica after her disappearance, but authorities were unable to find any evidence to confirm the speculation. She has never been heard from again.
Ferber opened The Underground Railroad in 1982. The establishment reflected her liberal political views and taste in music, all the while promoting equality. Ferber's friends and employees kept the bar open for a year after her disappearance, but The Underground Railroad was eventually sold to another owner.

Ferber's family members reside in Maryland and New York. She lived in Massachusetts before relocating to West Virginia in the 1970s.

Some agencies may list April 25, 1988 as the date of Ferber's disappearance.



Investigating Agency
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Morgantown Police Department
304-284-7454



Source Information
West Virginia Crime Fighters
123 Pleasant Street



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monkalup - January 17, 2008 01:08 AM (GMT)

monkalup - February 20, 2011 03:31 AM (GMT)
NCIC Number: M-298815297

Green eyes; grey hair. She wears glasses

monkalup - February 20, 2011 03:49 AM (GMT)




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