Janice Yvonne Johnson

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Above Images: Johnson, circa 2001


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 1, 2001 from Chester, Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 27, 1958
  • Age: 42 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6, 155 - 190 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Johnson has two piercings in one ear and three piercings in the other. Her hair was straightened and cut shoulder-length at the time of her disappearance. Her maiden name is Kersey.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Possibly medium-sized gold hoop earrings, a gold wedding ring, a diamond ring set in gold, and a gold chain with a gold cross pendant.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Johnson was last seen at a fast food restaurant located in the vicinity of the 10300 block of Iron Bridge Road in Chester, Virginia, on November 1, 2001. She has never been heard from again. Johnson's car, a white 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 with the Virginia license plate number YSA6455, was later found abandoned in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in the vicinity of the 7400 block of Bell Creek Road in Mechanicsville, Virginia. This was ten miles north of Johnson's home. There was no sign of her at the scene. The car appeared to have been parked in that location for some time. A photo of it is posted below this case summary.

    $10,000 was discovered missing from Johnson's bank account after her disappearance. Her case remains unsolved.

    Above: Johnson's car


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


    Source Information
    Virginia State Police


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 14, 2016; picture added.

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