Yu Chin Chang Goodson
North American Missing Persons Network
Yu Chin Chang Goodson

Above Image: Goodson

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 25, 2005 from Russellville, Franklin County, Alabama
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: May 20, 1948
  • Age: 57
  • Height: 4'11"-5'2"
  • Weight: 115-150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Asian
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Graying hair.
  • Medical Conditions: Paranoid schizophrenia, diabetes,
    and a heart problem. Needs daily medication. She is not
    insulin dependent.
  • Clothing: Pink shirt and blue jeans
  • NCIC Number: M-594785426

  • Details of Disappearance
    Goodson was a resident of a group home that specialized in treating patients with mental disabilities. On the afternoon of March 25, 2005, a patient at the group home informed the staff that Goodson had left the facility about 15 minutes earlier. The property owners contacted the police and began searching for her.

    Officers interviewed a witness who claimed to have seen a woman who matched Goodson's description getting into a car that was headed toward Decatur, Alabama. The car was a small grey or sliver older model car, like a Mazda or Nissan. The vehicle was described as having a loud muffler.

    Goodson require daily medication, and did not have any with her when she disappeared. She is known to pray a lot, as well as having numerous crying episodes. Goodson loves children. She has ties to the Florence, Alabama area. Her son lives in Decatur, Alabama, and she may attempt to contact him.

    She may appear intoxicated or disoriented, and may be staying in missions or homeless shelters. Her bank account has not been accessed since she was reported missing.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Police Department
    Capt. David Hester
    (256) 332-2230
    Alabama Bureau of Investigation
    (800) 228-7688

    Source Information
    Alabama Department of Public Safety
    America's Most Wanted