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Catherine Romer

A woman and her husband disappear after checking into a hotel

  • Last updated: August 20, 2023
  • Brunswick, GA
  • April 8, 1980

Overview of Catherine Romer

Catherine Romer and her husband Robert (NamUs #MP73871), disappeared shortly after checking into the Holiday Inn located along I-95 and U.S. 341 in Brunswick, Georgia. The couple was traveling from their winter home in Miami, Florida to their home in Scarsdale, New York; in their car. The couple checked into the hotel on Tuesday, April 8, 1980 at 3:51 p.m. They took their belongings to their room. Around 5 p.m. that evening an officer with the Georgia Highway Patrol recalled seeing the couple's car south of Brunswick parked near a group of restaurants about an hour after Mr. and Mrs. Romer registered. On Friday, April 11th, hotel management notified police that the couple's room had not appeared occupied since they had initially checked in. A massive search was conducted of back roads and swamps. Helicopters and divers were used but no clues as to the whereabouts of the couple or their car was ever found. (Information retrieved from NamUs.gov)


  1. Date Missing:April 8, 1980
  2. Age at Incident:77
  3. NAMUS Number:MP73872
  4. Race:White / Caucasian
  5. Gender:Female
  6. Height:5'5"
  7. Weight:145 lbs
  8. Hair Color:Blonde / Strawberry

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