North American Missing Persons Network
Dorothy Douglas

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Above Images: Douglas, circa 1998

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 26, 1998 from Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 31, 1955
  • Age: 42
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 120 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Medical Conditions: Addicted to crack cocaine.
  • AKA: "Dorthy Douglas"
  • Case Number: 19981524

  • Details of Disappearance
    Douglas stayed with a friend in Westwood, Ohio during late August 1998. She routinely walked the streets of the Walnut Hills area of Cincinnati, Ohio. Douglas' last known address is listed in 1960 block of Kinney Avenue in Cincinnati. Her family members said that she used crack cocaine on a daily basis at the time. She has a criminal history of drug use and prostitution.

    Douglas was last seen in the Walnut Hills area on August 26, 1998. She has never been heard from again. Her relatives said that she did not take any of her personal belongings with her, including additional clothing or money. Douglas did not have access to a vehicle at the time. Her food stamp card was last used on September 9, 1998.

    Douglas worked in the nursing profession during the 1970s and early 1980s. She has two children and two grandchildren. Douglas' loved ones said that her life hit a downward spiral after her husband was stabbed to death in an unsolved 1982 incident. Her brother disappeared in Tennessee during the following year and was presumed drowned, although his remains were never recovered. She maintained regular contact with her family members until the date of her disappearance.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Cincinnati Police Department
    (513) 352-3536
    (513) 352-3542

    Source Information
    Cincinnati Police Department
    Charley Project