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Case File 1097DFGA

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Left: Brant, circa 1994;  Right: Age-Progressed image;Last: Age-Progressed to age 36 (Circa 2014)

Jody Lynn Brant
Missing since May 27, 1994 from Lawrencville, Gwinnett County, Georgia.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: February 16, 1978
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 16 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'3"; 122 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Blonde hair; hazel eyes.
  • Marks, Scars, Tattoos: Tattoo of initials "J.B." between thumb and index finger, tattoo of a Cross, with light radiating around it, on inside of left ankle.
  • DNA: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Brant, left home alone the night of May 27, she was traveling alone from Georgia to visit cousins living in the Pontiac, Michigan, where she grew up.

She called her family and indicated she was lost somewhere in Ohio - possibly around Toledo, and was given directions. She left a message with one of her friends on the answering machine around 18.00, that she was in Pontiac and she was OK. She may have been forced to make that last call.

Her vehicle, a black 1987 Ford Escort, Jody's vehicle was found burned at the intersection of Turk Rd and Consear Rd in Ottawa Lake, MI. (Just off US-23.) It was found around 7 am on Sunday, May 29, 1994. Police suspect it was set on fire after 10 pm on Saturday, May 28, 1994.

Brant had bought the second-hand car with money from her fast-food job. She was in no difficulty at home and her family had no reason to believe anything would happen.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Oakland County Sheriff's Department
(248) 858-4911

Agency Number: 94-30628

NCIC Number: M740030513

NCMEC Number: NCMC792117
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution
NamUs MP #10117

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