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Helen Brach

Missing Person

Died when: 65 years 99 days (783 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio

Helen Vorhees Brach (born November 10, 1911 – disappeared February 17, 1977) was an American multimillionaire widow whose wealth had come from marrying into the E.

J.Brach & Sons Candy Company fortune; she endowed the Helen V.Brach Foundation to promote animal welfare in 1974.Brach disappeared on February 17, 1977, and was declared legally dead, as of the date of her disappearance, in May 1984.

An investigation into the case uncovered serious criminal activity associated with Chicago horse stable owners, including Silas Jayne and Richard Bailey.

More than a decade later Bailey was charged with, but not convicted of, conspiring to murder Brach; he eventually received a sentence of 30 years after being convicted of defrauding her.

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