Misty Dawn Ortega

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Left: Misty, circa 1995;
Right: Age-progression to age 36 (circa 2015)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 8, 1995 from Troup, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 21, 1979
  • Age: 15 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Misty may wear eyeglasses or contact lenses.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Misty and her younger sister, Crystal Ortega, left their family's residence in Troup, Texas on August 8, 1995. Neither of the sisters has been heard from again. Authorities initially believed they left of their own accord, but have since reconsidered this theory.

    Some agencies report that Crystal and Misty disappeared from Mixon, Texas.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Cherokee County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    Child Search Ministries


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 16, 2016; age-progression updated.

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