North American Missing Persons Network
Taveta Michelle Hobbs

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Above Images: Hobbs, circa 2008

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 17, 2008 from Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 13, 1965
  • Age: 43 years
  • Height: 5'2"-5'6"; (62""-66")
  • Weight: 150 lbs.-170 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black / African American
  • Gender: Female
  • Agency Case Number: P-10-022819

  • Details of Disappearance
    Taveta was last seen by her employer on November 17, 2008 but it wasn't until the following year that authorities were alerted of her disappearance by her brother. Taveta Hobbs husband at the time, Phillip Hobbs, told Wake County Sheriff's investigators she abruptly left him without explanation to move to California. Investigators said no credit activity, no job history was found in their search for Taveta Hobbs. She also made no contact with any family or friends. A neighbor of the Hobbs said Phillip Hobbs moved out of his home late at night after Taveta Hobbs' disappearance. Shortly after, the neighbor said police began digging in the backyard. Raleigh police searched the home and found Phillip Hobbs left many pieces of his wife's property behind. Police recovered two pairs of Taveta Hobbs' eyeglasses, her computer, some of her jewelry, and her personal journal. Raleigh police said it has followed up on leads over the last few years but nothing has turned up. Hobbs worked in Cary. Hobbs was studying to be a stenographer when she disappeared.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Raleigh Police Department
    Detective Zeke Morse
    (919) 996-1027

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