Betty Jean Rhodes

Above: Rhodes, circa 1991


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 1991 from New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 4, 1959
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Rhodes has a gold front tooth with an engraved lightning bolt, and she may have a Caesarean section scar on her abdomen. She has a tattoo of a rose and her name "Betty" on her right calf. Her nickname is Betty Boo and she may use the last names Black and/or Williams.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Rhodes last got in touch with her family in December 1991; they never heard from her again. There were rumors that she had been murdered by her boyfriend; other accounts stated she left with a truck driver. Very little information is available in Rhodes's case.


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


    Source Information
    Louisiana Repository for Unidentified & Missing People


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 23, 2015; casefile added.

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