North American Missing Persons Network
Bethany Leanne Markowski

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Above Images: Markowski, circa 2001 Right; AP to age 23

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 4, 2001 from Jackson, Tennessee
  • Classification: Non-Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: February 1, 1990
  • Age: 11
  • Height: 4'8"
  • Weight: 95 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue/Green
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: She does not have any baby
    molars and she bites her nails when she is nervous.
  • Clothing: Green shirt, blue or black jeans and black shoes.
  • NCIC Number: M-721421730
  • Case Number: M0112003

  • Details of Disappearance
    Bethany and her father, Larry, had been in Little Rock, Arkansas, and were on their way back to meet her mother, Johnnie Jo, at the Waverly exit off Interstate 40. Bethany's parents separated in January, 2001. On the way, they stopped at the Old Hickory Mall in Jackson on the afternoon of March 4, 2001. Bethany had gone into the mall alone while her father slept in the car. After approximately two hours passed, Bethany's father went into the mall to look for his daughter, but was unable to locate her.
    Bethany was spotted in April 2001 in southeast Tennessee with an unknown female.

    Wanted for Questioning
    Above: Sketch of unidentified female suspect

  • Age: 42-44
  • Height: 5'4"-5'5"
  • Weight: 185 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Dirty Blonde
  • Eye Color: Dark
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Dark circles around eyes.
  • Other: Witnesses say her hair was clean but frizzy and
    damaged. She did not look bathed, had torn and incorrectly tied shoes.
    She appeared to be suffering from a hangover

  • Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    (512) 424-5074
    Jackson Police Department (Tennessee)

    Source Information
    National Center For Missing & Exploited Children
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    Federal Bureau of Investigation