Michigan woman with 13 aliases escapes prison twice, still missing 48 years later

Frankie Regina McGraw caught after saving man from drowning

Frankie Regina McGraw (MDOC)

Frankie Regina McGraw has been missing for 48 years after escaping prison twice.

According to an Aug. 17, 1973, article from the Chicago Tribune, McGraw was serving time for check fraud when she first escaped from jail.

She was caught after saving a 58-year-old man from a water-filled gravel pit near Grand Rapids and reviving him with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, according to the Tribune.

McGraw escaped again, this time from the Huron Valley Complex, on May 28, 1974.

Her two convictions stemmed from incidents in June 1973 and December 1971.

She may have been seen in Ypsilanti sometime in 1978.

She was 23 years old at the time of her disappearance and would be 71 years old now.

She was last known to be in Nashville, Tennessee area.

DetailsFrankie Regina McGraw
Missing Age23
Current Age71
Height5′ 7″
Weight131 lbs
Scars/MarksScar above right eye

Below is a list of her known aliases:

  • Frankie R. Pervy
  • Frankie R. Peryy
  • Frankie R. Plym
  • Frankie Regina Campbell
  • Frankie Regina Dyed
  • Frankie Regina McGraw
  • Frankie Regina Perry
  • Joyce Allen
  • Marsha T. Perry
  • Marsha Terry Lewis
  • Regina McGraw
  • Regina Perry
  • XX Doe

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