Details of Disappearance Reeves was last seen in Mamou, Louisiana on May 25, 1967. She took her infant daughter to a babysitter in Mamou, never came to pick the baby up and has never been heard from again.
Reeves had previously been involved in prostitution, but by the time she disappeared she was trying to get out of sex work and was training to become a hairdresser. Her last known address was on New Street in Ville Platte, Louisiana. She reportedly adored her daughter and it would be uncharacteristic of her to abandon the girl.
Her live-in boyfriend, Joffrey Bertrand, was a pimp with a criminal record and a history of of domestic violence, and Bertrand is the prime suspect in Reeves's disappearance. Authorities believe he probably murdered Reeves, but he was never charged and is now deceased. A photo of him is posted with this case summary.
Authorities hope to recover Reeves's body for the sake of her family.
- Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office
Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 8, 2020; date of disappearance corrected, details of disappearance updated.