Real Name: Wilda Mae Benoit
Nickname: No known nicknames
Location: Creole, Louisiana
Date: July 23, 1992
Date of Birth: January 13, 1978
Weight: 100 lbs.
Characteristics: Caucasian female with brown hair and blue eyes. Wilda has dimples and her ears are pierced.
Details: Wilda was last seen at her home in July 23, 1992. Wilda had been recently released from the hospital due to a shoulder injury and was still under the effect of sedatives. Her case was initially classified as a runaway but was later changed to Endangered Missing in 2005.
Extra Notes: This case was not featured on Unsolved Mysteries. However, the case was briefly featured in the music video Runaway Train released in 1993.
Results: Unsolved. Sadly, Wilda's paternal grandparents passed away in 2011 and her father passed away in May 2016 without learning of Wilda's fate. In their obituaries, The former two listed Wilda as preceding them in death while the latter listed her as a survivor.
- Wilda Benoit website
- Wilda's case on the Charley Project
- Wilda's case on the Doe Network
- Wilda's case on the NCMEC website
- The Run-Away Files: Wilda Mae Benoit - June 5, 2021
- Websleuths Discussion forum
- Obituary of Wilda's father