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2687DFON - Dana Zelic

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Name: Dana Zelic
Case Classification: Missing
Missing Since: August 30, 1999
Location Last Seen: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Physical Description

Date of Birth: November 12, 1972
Age: 26 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 100 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Nickname/Alias: Frankie; Alex
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Beauty mark on the left side of her throat

Identifiers

Dentals: Unknown
Fingerprints: Unknown
DNA: Unknown

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Likes to wear baggy clothes.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Dana Zelic disappeared from her residence on August 30, 1999. She lived with her mother, who last saw Dana sleeping in her bedroom at 2:30 a.m. When her mother awoke later that morning, Dana was gone. She left without any medication, identification, or personal belongings. Her mother assumed Dana just stepped out and would return, but when she didn't return, her mother reported her missing.

There have been some leads about Ms. Zelic's whereabouts over the years. Her mother saw Dana's picture in a September 17, 1999 Hamilton Spectator newspaper photo, walking in a Take Back the Night march. She also was heard from in August 2000, when she called a male friend in Hamilton, who had no idea she was missing. Dana told her friend she was living in Mississauga. In 2002, one of Dana's friends called police and said she had seen the young woman at Chapters, a bookstore in Hamilton. All leads have failed to locate Ms. Zelic. Her current whereabouts are unknown, although she has connections to the Greater Toronto and Brooklyn, NY areas.

Ms. Zelic was born and raised in Hamilton, and graduated from Delta Secondary School.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Hamilton (Ont.) Police Department
Agency Contact Person: D/Sgt. Victims of Crime Unit
Agency Phone Number: 905-546-4962
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 99-6261090

Information Source(s)

Hamilton (Ont) Police Department
Hamilton (Ont.) Spectator (January 20, 2000; January 12, 2001; February 26, 2004)

Admin Notes

Added: 12/4/2008; Last Updated: 3/7/2017


Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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