Jane Elizabeth Bui

Above: Bui, circa 1997


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 16, 1997 from Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 6, 1961
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 165 - 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Light brown hair, blue eyes. Bui has a gold tooth. She has a scar on her abdomen from a spleen operation. Her ears are pierced and one ear has a tear in it from where an earring was ripped out when she was younger. Bui may be known as Jane Elizabeth Bui Hoffman or Jane Elizabeth Hoffman Bui.
  • Medical Conditions: Bui is anemic.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Bui was last seen 4:00 p.m. on October 16, 1997 in the vicinity of the 9500 block of Albemarle Road in Charlotte, North Carolina on October 16, 1997, by her daugher. Bui wished her daughter to come with her to Bui's Lincolnton, North Carolina residence, but the daughter was unable to go at that time. They were supposed to get together to paint Bui's home the following weekend, but Bui had disappeared by then.

    Bui has never been heard from again. She was living with a boyfriend at the time of her disappearance, who took a check to her insurance company and said that she was in a mental institution, but there is no evidence to verify his claims. Bui's vehicle, a red Chevrolet Blazer with gray stripes, was later located with an acquaintance driving it on June 12, 1998 in Catawba County, North Carolina.

    Bui is described as a friendly, kind-hearted person. Her case remains unsolved. The circumstances surrounding her disappearance are unclear.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department


    Source Information
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
    Missing Persons CyberCenter
    North American Missing Persons Network


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 26, 2008; details of disappearance updated.

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