Ladana Renee Wiley

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Above: Wiley, circa 2000

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 1, 2000 from New Boston, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 2, 1972
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 155 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Wiley has a scar on her abdomen. She wears eyeglasses. Some agencies may spell her first name "LaDana" and some accounts refer to her as Ladana Renee Newton Wiley.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Wiley's mother dropped her off at her residence in New Boston, Texas at approximately 8:30 p.m. on January 1, 2000. Her mother said that Wiley appeared to be nervous as she exited the vehicle. Wiley's mother phoned her at her home approximately one hour later, but there was no answer. Wiley has never been heard from again.

    There was no indication of forced entry inside Wiley's residence. Her clothing, makeup and all her other personal belongings were left behind, but a set of keys was missing. Wiley planned to attend her birthday party the following day at her mother's house.

    A woman fishing in Lake Wright Patman discovered possible reddish-brown human hair in June 2000. Authorities searched the area, but additional evidence was not located. Investigators stated that they did not determine if the material was human hair. Wiley's case remains unsolved. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    New Boston Police Department
    903-628-3771

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    Source Information
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    The Texarkana Gazette
    WorldNow
    The Bowie County Citizens Tribune

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 29, 2010; details of disappearance updated.

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