Margie Louis Dabney


Dabney, circa 2001

  • Missing Since 12/05/2001
  • Missing From Dallas, Texas
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race Black
  • Age 70 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics African-American female.

Details of Disappearance

Dabney disappeared from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas on December 5, 2001. She and her husband were en route from Indiana to California and made a layover stop in Dallas.

An aide was supposed to escort Dabney and her wheelchair-bound husband to their connecting flight, but Dabney, who suffered from Alzheimer's Disease, wandered off along the way. Her family later filed a $10 million lawsuit against American Airlines, alleging their negligence caused her disappearance; the suit was settled out of court.

In November 2007, Dabney's skeletal remains were found on a remote dirt road at Lewisville Lake. They were identified through DNA testing in November 2008. Authorities determined Dabney was a homicide victim; she died of blunt force trauma to the head. Her murder is under investigation and no arrests have been made.

Investigating Agency

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