Elnora A. Charles

Above: Charles, circa 2007


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 15, 2007 from Tucson, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 18, 1945
  • Age: 62 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'1 - 5'3, 160 - 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Charles's nickname is Nora. She has a scar on her right cheek.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black muumuu dress with a red flower print.
  • Medical Conditions: Charles is in need of medication for unspecified reasons.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Charles was last seen driving on north First Avenue near east Fort Lowell in Tucson, Arizona on November 15, 2007. She has never been heard from again. Two days after her disappearance, a man found her cream-colored 1980 Chevrolet Caprice with the Arizona license plate number 988NRW abandoned on a dirt road near Incinerator Ridge on Mount Lemmon, with blood inside it. Some of her belongings were there, including her keys, purse and shoes.

    There were several sightings of Charles reported in the Tucson area after her disappearance. Police stated there is no evidence of foul play in her case, but her whereabouts are unknown. Her case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    KVOA News 4
    The Tucscon Citizen
    The Arizona Daily Star
    The Carole Sund/Carrington Memorial Reward Foundation
    KOLD 13


    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 31, 2010; details of disappearance updated.

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