Madden, circa 1968
Dorothy Leishman Wood Madden
Missing since August 8, 1975 from Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Dorothy Leishman Wood Madden was last seen in Lorain Ohio on August 8, 1975.
Her last known encounter was a very violent argument with her boyfriend who was later confined to an institution because of his mental status. He had been in the military and was known to be violent.
Because of Dorothy's age, authorities considered her disappearance a voluntary walkaway.
Dorothy was born, raised and lived in Massachusetts until she moved to Ohio in 1975 with the same boyfriend she was living with when she went missing. She reportedly left with only the clothes on her back, no money, purse, etc. She left behind her 5 year old son from a previous relationship.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Lorain Police Department
Agency Case Number: 75-241554
Family of Dorothy Leishman Wood Madden
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