Lorenzia Tucker

Above: Tucker, circa 2011


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 4, 2011 from East Chicago, Indiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5 - 5'9, 110 - 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Tucker's nickname is Lori. She has facial freckles, a mole on her forehead and a black mole on the left side of her lower lip. She also has psoriasis, a skin condition, around her hairline. Her ears are pierced.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A short black jacket with the "Baby Phat" logo and a knit cap with ear flaps.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Tucker was last seen on February 1, 2011. She had gone to Chicago, Illinois to pick up her tax refund; she picked it up at approximately 2:00 p.m. and made a phone call and asked someone to pick her up. She never returned home and has never been heard from again.

    Tucker left behind three children; her mother describes her as a devoted parent who wouldn't have abandoned them. She was having problems with an ex-boyfriend and had moved to East Chicago to get away from him, but he isn't considered a suspect in her disappearance. It's uncharacteristic of Tucker to leave without warning, and she never cashed her tax refund check. Her case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    ABC 7 Chicago
    The Chicago Sun-Times


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 29, 2016; casefile added.

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