Left: Todd, circa 1994; Right: Age-progression to 16 years (circa 2010)
Savanna Catherine Todd
Missing since April 24, 1994 from Isle of Palms, Charleston County, South Carolina.
Classification: Family Abduction
Circumstances of Disappearance
Todd was abducted by her noncustodial mother, Dorothy Lee Barnett (pictured below). A FBI Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution warrant was issued for the abductor on 4/28/94: #W802277954. A second warrant against her #W-804497780 State of SC/Interference with custody was issued. They may be in Richardson or Houston, Texas. Other possible destinations may include Belize, Mexico or Switzerland.
The abductor, Dorothy Lee Barnett, may be going by the aliases of "Lee Barnett" or "Lee Barnett Todd". Her date of birth is May 27, 1960. She is described as a Caucasian female, 5'4" (163 cm.) tall and weighing 100 lbs. (45 kg.) at the time of the abduction. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Barnett is described as talkative and outgoing.
She has traveled widely and could also be in Latin America, Africa, or Australia. Her family maintains a home in Belize. She enjoys going to expensive bars, yacht clubs and tennis clubs.
Barnett has been diagnosed as having bipolar mental disorder, characterized by extreme paranoia, nervousness, and frequent episodes of violence. Dorothy may be working in the airline industry.
Dorothy Lee Barnett
Investigators Federal Bureau of Investigation - South Carolina
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Isle Of Palms Police Department
Federal Bureau of Investigation - South Carolina
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NCMEC #: NCMC790058
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National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Texas Missing Persons Clearinghouse