North American Missing Persons Network
April Michelle Pickens

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Above Image: Pickens, circa 2011

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 27, 2011 from Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: not specified
  • Age: 29 years
  • Height: 5'4"; (64")
  • Weight: 155 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Short hair. Scars on upper right arm.
    Tattoos on right breast of chinese letters, Upper back "Eric", Right thigh
    Gemini sign. Each ear was pierced one time. Medium complexion.
  • Clothing: April was known to tie a torn t-shirt around her head.
  • Case Number: 12-002959; NamUs MP# 13971

  • Details of Disappearance
    April Pickens was last seen December 26, 2011, near her home at Pisgah View Apartments in Asheville North Carolina. On the afternoon of December 26th she left to meet a male friend and never returned. She left behind her 5 young children. Aprilís family states that it is unlike her to leave her children and her family and believes that someone knows what has happened to her. No one has seen her or heard from her since.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Asheville Police Department
    Detective Kevin Taylor
    (828) 259-1110

    Source Information
    North Carolina Missing Persons