Missing: Shelva Jean Rafte
Missing From: Pittston, Pennsylvania
Missing Date: May 28, 2006
Race: Caucasian Sex: Female
Age at Time Missing: 44
Height: 63 in.
Weight: 100 to 120 lbs.
Hair Color: Blonde/Strawberry
Eye Color: Hazel
Scars/Piercings/Unique Marks: Shelva had a cleft palette, but it had been repaired at the roof of her mouth. Making her upper lip small. She spoke with a little distinction. Appendectomy scar on her abdomen. Ears and navel pierced.
Other: Last seen wearing powder-blue shirt and denim capri pants with rhinestones on the back pockets and a pink purse. She was wearing 14K Gold Hoop earrings, many different strands of gold chains, and gold bracelets.
Police Agency: Pittston City Police Department, (570) 654-2424
Case Number: NamUs # 1250 case # 1092
Circumstance: Rafte went missing after her daughter’s college graduation party outside Nicholson. She was last seen in the area of Market and River Streets in Jenkins Township. She reportedly frequented the areas of Jenkins Township in Luzerne County, Nicholson Borough in Wyoming County, and the city of Harrisburg in Dauphin County.