The Doe Network:
Case File 1205DFFL


Joanna Kay Otto
Missing since November 20, 1992 from Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
In 1992, Otto was living with a roommate at the Maison de Ville Apartments in Pensacola.

On November 20, 1992, Otto and her roommate went to a party, from which the roommate went home ill. Otto stayed at the party, telling the roommate she would get a ride home with friends who were there. She got a ride home with James Gibson, an acquaintance who later told police he dropped her off at her apartment after having taken home two other people from the party. Otto has not been seen since.

James Gibson is currently serving a thirty-five year sentence on a kidnapping and rape conviction in an unrelated case.

Otto was born in Dothan, Alabama. She attended elementary school in Dothan, and was a student at Ferry Pass Elementary School, Ferry Pass Middle School and Woodham High School in Pensacola, Florida.

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

Escambia County Sheriff's Office
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Agency Case Number:

NCIC Number: M-609465680
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
The Hawkshaw Lagoon Memorial Park
Escambia Sheriff's Office

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