Louise Lamona Romero

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Above Images: Romero, circa 1992

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 14, 1992 from Starks, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 24, 1939
  • Age: 52 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6, 185 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Romero wears a full set of dentures. Her nickname is Dottie.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A red shirt and a red skirt or red pants.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Romero was last seen at her residence in the 4000 block of Smith Cut Off Road in Starks, Louisiana on January 14, 1992. She lived alone, but was close to her two adult daughters. Romero spoke to one of her daughters on the phone shortly before her disappearance; although Romero was upset about a family dispute, the conversation was normal. A witness reported seeing her running down the road late at night during a rainstorm; this is the last reported sighting of her before her disappearance. After her disappearance, her Bible was found lying open on her coffee table and mugs were sitting out. Family photos in the residence had been moved, as if someone had redecorated.

    Romero has never been heard from again. Because she had dropped out of sight for brief periods in the past, authorities at first believed she had left of her own accord. Now, foul play is suspected in her disappearance. Her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office
    800-259-3737

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    Louisiana Repository for Unidentified & Missing People
    KLPC TV

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    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 8, 2016; picture added, details of disappearance updated.

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