Leslie Dawn Mashburn
North American Missing Persons Network
Leslie Dawn Mashburn

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 10, 1997 from Sanford, Chatham County, North Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 5'2-5'6"
  • Weight: 95-105 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown; long.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Right pinky finger is missing the first
    joint from the tip. Pierced ears.
  • Medical Conditions: Depression
  • Clothing: White stonewashed jeans, white shirt, old Reebok tennis shoes.
  • Case Number: 97016810

  • Details of Disappearance
    Leslie Mashburn walked away from her home in December of 1997. She has not been seen since. She had been battling depression for a long time. She told her mother that she felt like jumping off the bridge. She lived less than half a mile from the bridge at what used to be the Carbonton Dam Bridge on Highway 42. A search was conducted using search teams in and out of the water surrounding the Dam, river and the roads in that area. Helicopters, Planes, and canines were used as well. She was never found.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Chatham County Sheriff's Office

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