SEE THE LIST: The 72 Unsolved Murders & Missing Persons Cases in Worcester

by | Apr 18, 2019 | Headlines, Crime, News

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WORCESTER – There are more than 70 active unsolved murders and missing persons cases being investigated by the Worcester Police Department [WPD].

In the third and final installment of’s look into the unsolved disappearances of people in and around Worcester, we add the list of mysteries behind the circumstances of unresolved homicides that have occurred in Worcester. 

These homicides and missing persons cases cover nearly 50 years from 1973 to 2018. 

If anyone has information about any incident they can send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at 508-799-8651.


SEE THE LIST: 37 Missing People from Worcester County

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Worcester PD’s Active Missing Persons Cases
3/19/2009PATRICIA SANTOS2 Sigourney StMissing
12/26/2005WALDEMAR FELICIANO63 East Central StMissing
4/19/1995ROBIN VAUDREUIL2 Pineview LnMissing
1/1/1991DONALD WALLACEMay St @ Park AvMissing
12/23/1982MARION KERSWELL31 Margin StMissing
9/14/1982CHARLES MCARTHURShrewsbury StMissing
2/1/1974VICKE LEE LAMBERTONAssumption CollegeMissing


SEE THE LIST: 7 Young People Missing from Worcester

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Worcester's Unresolved Homicide Cases
7/29/2018JOVANNEXEN RIVERA11 Sturgis StOpenGun
5/26/2018SIDNEY KROW11 Holland RdOpenGun
4/22/2017MARK PADILLA58 Providence StOpenStab wound
10/16/2016JULIEN HOLLY157 Harding StOpenGun
9/8/2016JEFFREY LAVOILE97 W Boylston StOpenGun
8/24/2016JOSE ORTIZ62 Elliot StOpenGun
3/10/2016Alex Lora/Jessica McKeon8 Forbes StOpenGun
11/30/2014GEORGE SAYDEE3 Duncannon AvOpenGun
10/17/2012NATHAN OTERO20 Clason RdOpenGun
7/3/2012JOHNATHAN KAPULKA220 Grafton StOpenGun
5/13/2012NESTOR RAMIREZ5 Newton AvOpenGun
2/14/2012JOSUE DURAN15 Charlton St 201OpenStrangulation
2/6/2012BELINDA TORRES664 Main StN/AGun
11/7/2011FRANCISCO CARIDAD664 Main StOpenBlunt Object
1/26/2011RYAN DEANS5 Rice Ln 2OpenGun
10/31/2010EDWIN PENA28 Preston St 3OpenGun
3/4/2010WILLIAM RIVERA94 Sterling St 1OpenGun
11/13/2009FREDDIE ALLIANCE43 Merrifield StOpenGun
4/12/2009LOUIS ROSARIO8 Hammond St 1LOpenGun
8/21/2008WILLIAM SMITH59 N Ashland StOpenStab wound
10/31/2007ANDREW ROBINSON4 N Ashland StOpenGun
10/31/2007LUIS ACEVEDO4 N Ashland StOpenGun
8/19/2004SALORIN LOPEZ275 Pleasant StOpenGun
8/1/2003FRANK VANNEY50 Franklin StOpenGun
8/1/2003KWAKU OSEI-OWUSU50 Franklin StOpenGun
10/8/2002CARLOS TIRADO100 Front StOpenHead Trauma
7/5/2002CANDACE SCOLA3 Knox StOpenStab wound
3/15/2001ELIZABETH MATOS30 Parker StOpenGun
3/15/2001WILLIAM VEGA30 Parker StOpenGun
2/10/2001JUAN GONZALEZ141 Chandler StOpenGun
1/25/2000PAUL MAIRANO5 Shrewsbury StOpenGun
12/31/1998FLORENCE JETTE12 Wellington StUndeterminedAsphyxia
11/7/1998MARLON SANTOS175 Eastern AveOpenN/A
10/18/1997EDDY REYNOSO108 Piedmont StOpenGun
8/17/1997WILFREDO BURGOS50 GBV AvOpenGun
5/2/1997HERBERT MIKELL179 Pleasant StOpenStab wound
10/28/1996EDWIN BELTRAN169 Tacoma StOpenGun
5/14/1996PETER ALARIO25 Ekman StOpenBlunt Trauma
1/3/1996ISAIS FELICIANO272 Pleasant StOpenGun
12/28/1995VINCENT MARTIN578 Millbury StOpenHead Trauma
7/13/1994FRANCISCO VELEZ34 Catherine StOpen 
9/15/1993JULIO VELEZ8 Congress StOpenGun
2/4/1993EVELYN CRUZSummit StOpenStrangulation
2/4/1993SONIA BLANCO28 Dix StOpenStrangulation
9/22/1992PAULETTE ANDREACrompton ParkOpenStrangulation
8/5/1992JOSE ESQUILIN26 Woodbine StOpenGun
2/3/1992JOHN VOLUNGIS5 Porter StOpenStab wound
9/25/1991TREVOR ROSE21 Jaques AvOpenGun
9/23/1991BRUCE WOODChestnut StOpenStab wound
2/7/1991ANTOINETTE PERKINSBailey Rd Airport
7/25/1990LOI VO88 Birch StOpenStab wound
12/10/1989HELBERT MORENO353 Chandler StOpenGun
8/5/1989JOHN RILEY16 Millbury StOpenStab wound
6/6/1989NEREDA MELENDEZElliott StOpenStrangulation
1/31/1989ANGELA JONESMason StOpenStab wound
12/4/1987GUY BARNES118 Norfolk StOpenStab wound
8/8/1987PATRICIA EVANS118 Piedmont StOpenStrangulation
5/2/1987BRIAN MACALISTER48 Millbury StOpenGun
10/22/1984PATRICIA GONYEA97 Grand St RR TracksOpenHead Trauma
7/17/1984LILLIAN JOHNSON1 Freeland StOpen 
6/30/1984JOHN MINEAU163 1/2 Grand StOpen 
10/12/1982ETHEL BOSWORTHCrescent St Multiple Trauma
11/28/1980FLORENCE HORTON11 Salem StOpenStab wound
7/11/1979ROBERT LARGESS82 Millbury StOpenGun
11/13/1977ANTHONY MATTEROGold StOpenRun Over (MV)
10/31/1973ROBERT PARINI208 Pleasant StOpenGun

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