Phyllis Rome

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Above Images: Rome, circa 1993


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 19, 1993 from Clarksdale, Mississippi
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: March 16, 1971
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'0, 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Rome's nickname is Nece. She has a tattoo of the name "Mark" on her upper left arm and a tattoo of the initial "D" on her middle finger. Her nostril is pierced and so are her ears; one ear is pierced twice and the other three times.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Light blue shorts with polka-dots, a white shirt, blue socks and white sneakers.
  • Medical Conditions: Rome is deaf and mute.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Rome was last seen at Red's Night Club in the vicinity of the 300 block of Sunflower Avenue in Clarksdale, Mississippi, at approximately 8:00 p.m. on June 19, 1993. She has never been heard from again.

    Rome lived in the 400 block of McKinley at the time of her disappearance. After her disappearance there were rumors that she was murdered and her body was dumped in downtown Clarksdale, but police found nothing when they searched the area. Her case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    The Clarksdale Press-Register


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 5, 2017; picture added, details of disappearance updated.

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