Lelia Faulkner

Faulkner, circa 2016

  • Missing Since 07/04/2016
  • Missing From Troy, Alabama
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth 09/26/1986 (31)
  • Age 29 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'6, 125 - 135 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A white tank top, white flip-flops and blue denim shorts.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue/gray eyes. Faulkner has the following tattoos: Chinese characters meaning "Success" on her foot, the name "Madison" on the inside of her right wrist, and cherries on her lower back. She previously fractured her collarbone on the right side and it healed crookedly. Her ears are pierced.

Details of Disappearance

Faulkner was last seen in Troy, Alabama on July 4, 2016. She had just moved in with her parents after breaking up with her live-in boyfriend. On the day of Faulkner's disappearance, her family went to an Independence Day barbeque and Faulkner stayed home.

She was still home when her parents arrived home that evening; they last spoke to her at 5:30 p.m., and she made a post to her Facebook account from her parents' IP address around at the same time. She has never been heard from again.

Faulkner didn't take a vehicle with her, but her purse, cellular phone and tablet device disappeared with her. Her family isn't sure if someone picked her up at the house or if she went for a walk and someone picked her up while she was away.

Although Faulkner had regularly posted on her social media accounts, all of them have been inactive since that last Facebook post at 5:30 p.m. on the day of her disappearance. She hasn't accessed her bank accounts either, or used her credit cards or cellular phone. Her mother believes she may have been involved with drugs at the time of her disappearance.

Faulkner's mother believes she's no longer alive, as she doesn't think she would have abandoned her child. Her case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Pike County Sheriff's Department 334-566-4347

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 22, 2018; three pictures added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.