The Doe Network:
Case File 1444DFTX


Dawnia Jo Howard
Missing since December 14, 1985 from San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
Classification: Endangered missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Howard was last seen in San Antonio, TX on December 14, 1985. Foul play is possible.

Her husband, confessed killer Richard Clinton Howard, faced a murder charge in her disappearance but the charge was dropped because investigators couldn't find a body or a murder weapon.

He married Jean Lavelle "Cora" Howard in 1986. She was last seen on June 23, 1999 and was located deceased in 2003 after Howard led police to her body.

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

Texas Missing Persons Clearinghouse

Agency Case Number: M8601013

NCIC Number: M-321060383
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Texas Missing Persons Clearinghouse
Oceanas Herald Journal

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