Desiree Chaunessy Carroll

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Left: Desiree, circa 1983;
Right: Age-progression to age 33 (circa 2013)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 25, 1983 from Kosse, Texas
  • Classification: Non-Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: July 2, 1980
  • Age: 2 years old
  • Height and Weight: 2'6, 40 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Desiree has a dog bite scar under her left eye. She suffered from allergies in 1983 which caused her nose to run, and dark circles to develop under her eyes. Her nickname is Desi.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue turtleneck sweater, brown coveralls and red sneakers.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Desiree was last seen near her family's residence a few miles southwest of Kosse, Texas on March 25, 1983. She resided with her mother and older sister. Her parents had been divorced for about two years and the mother had custody, but the children's father saw them regularly. He last saw Desiree about two weeks before she went missing.

    Desiree's mother stated she dropped the children off at the lane leading to their house at 1:00 p.m., then drove away in her pickup truck. Desiree's older sister walked to the house and Desiree followed the truck. She disappeared a short time afterwards and has never been heard from again.

    Desiree's home in 1983 was in a rural, heavily wooded area. Extensive searches in the woods turned up no sign of her. Her case remains unsolved and she is presumed to have been abducted by a non-family member.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Limestone County Sheriff's Office
    817-729-3278

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    Porchlight International for the Missing and Unidentified

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 22, 2014; age-progression updated.

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