Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Mary Boston was last seen on approximately September 1, 1968. Her husband, Silas Duane Boston, is a suspect in her disappearance. Mary is believed to have been shot and killed.
Boston man was arrested by federal authorities in 2016, and charged with two counts of maritime murder in the killing of a couple, British tourists Christopher Farmer and girlfriend Peta Frampton, who were beaten, hogtied and dumped from a boat into the Caribbean Sea in 1978. His arrest was triggered by an investigation by Sacramento police into Mary Lou Bostonís disappearance. One of Bostonís sons told investigators that as a child he witnessed a violent encounter on a boat his father had sailed in the Caribbean.
According to the criminal complaint, others interviewed by authorities reported that Boston had bragged about killing his wife and burying her body after taking her to an undisclosed location where he liked to go shooting. A man who traveled with Boston in Mexico told authorities that Silas Boston had said that after Mary Lou Boston exited his truck, he told her to run and then shot her.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Sacramento Police Department
The Sacramento Bee