Chanetta Ann Bennett

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Above: Bennett, circa 2001

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 1, 2001 from Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Bennett has a scar across her nose and upper lip, a scar on her forehead, and a long scar on her right arm. She has a tattoo on her left arm and a chipped tooth, and her ears are pierced. Bennett may use the last names Morris and/or Okham. Her nicknames are Sho-Bo and Sho-Do.
  • Medical Conditions: Bennett has a history of drug abuse.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Bennett was last seen in Pine Bluff, Arkansas on August 1, 2001. She has never been heard from again. She wasn't reported missing until March 11, 2002.

    In 2011, while looking for evidence in Bennett's case, police searched the former property of a Pine Bluff man who died in December 2010. His ex-wife told police he'd admitted to having killed a woman named "Show-Do." This was Bennett's nickname. He supposedly buried her body under an outhouse on his property in the 10200 block of Princeton Pike Road in Pine Bluff. The police looked at the property but did not dig, and they found no evidence of human remains. Media reports stated Bennett was a prostitute, an allegation her family denies. Her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
    870-489-3084

    OR
    Pine Bluff Police Department
    870-489-9961

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    Source Information
    Never Forgotten: Arkansas Takes Action
    NamUs
    The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
    The Pine Bluff Commercial

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 6, 2016; casefile added.

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