Missing and Never Forgotten
Missing since May 8, 1981 from Oneida, Madison County, New York.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: August 29, 1961
Age at Time of Disappearance: 19 years old.
Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'3"; 130 lbs.
Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Shoulder length brown hair; Green eyes. She has freckles. Pierced ears May bite nails they are short.
Clothing: Possibly wearing blue jeans or bib overalls, 29". Dark sweatshirt or large black top with white embroidery around the neck line and wrist. Dark colored or denim jacket. Bra size 36D. Possibly wearing white, low cut sneakers or clog/sandals, size 6.
Jewelry: Possibly worn at time of disappearance: Silver ring with green stone size 5-6; medallion with a guardian angel over a bridge with 2 children walking across bridge ( medal is very thin and the size of a dime) ; possibly a cross necklace (small cross with turquoise stones). It is not known if Tammy was wearing these items at the time of her disappearance however they were determined to be missing from her possessions.
Other: X-rays / Radiographs on file: chest and hand ( no known anomalies, taken during examination). Fractures - lower possible left leg - at age 6, wore a cast - there are no known radiographs on file.
Circumstances of Disappearance
Tammy was brutally murdered on the evening of Friday, May 8, 1981 at the age of 19, Tammy was picked up while hitchhiking in the City of Oneida, Madison County, NY and taken to a party on the Oneida Indian Territory, Route #48 in the City of Oneida.
The events of the evening of May 8, 1981 resulted in the rape and eventual brutal death of the teenager. The young men responsible for Tammy's senseless and untimely death remain in the central NY area today.
She was never seen again after that night, and her body has never been found. On May 11, 1981, a missing person report was filed with the Oneida City Police. Originally from Long Island, Mahoney moved to Oneida, where she was studying husbandry at SUNY Morrisville.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Oneida Police department
Inv. William Clark
Agency Case #: 81-1985
NCIC Number: M-118604726
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.