The Doe Network:
Case File 2299DFOH


Dorothy Marie Douglas
Missing since August 26, 1998 from Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Dorothy Douglas was last seen in Cincinnati, OH on August 26, 1998.
The Walnut Hills woman left without a car, without her clothes and without money. Her food stamp card was last used September 9.
She has a criminal history of crack-cocaine use and prostitution. She is considered to be very ill at the time of her disappearance and was addicted to crack cocaine. No one has seen or heard from her. She vanished without a trace.

Dorothy Douglas had been staying in Westwood with a friend. Her family says she was a daily crack cocaine user, and no matter how much she strayed, she always stopped by her mother's and kept in touch with the family. She usually walked the streets in Walnut Hills. She had no car and few possessions.

Ms. Douglas has two children and two grandchildren. Years ago, she had a steady job in the nursing field. She enjoyed homemaking and gardening. Her family said her life hit a downward spiral when her husband was killed in 1982 in a stabbing that was never solved.

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

Cincinnati Police Department
Detective Mary Lou Elfers-Waller

Agency Case Number: 1998-1524

NCIC Number: M-220981325
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Cincinnati Police Department
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Ohio MP

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