The Doe Network:
Case File 2742DFTN

1 2 AP
Center: Age-progressed to 20 years (circa 2002); Right: Age-progressed to 28 years

China Renee Videon
Missing since October 19, 1999 from Christiana, Rutherford County, Tennessee
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: November 30, 1982
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 16 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'3" (160 cm); 120 lbs (54 kg)
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair; blue eyes.
  • Marks, Scars: A pierced naval and several piercings in her ears. She also has a butterfly tattoo on her right hip and a scar on her right knee.
  • Clothing: Jean overalls and white shirt

Circumstances of Disappearance
On October 19, 1999, China Videon left a beauty salon in the Jackson Heights Plaza in Murfreesboro and disappeared without a trace. China needed to get gas for her car, then planned to return home. The mother knew something was wrong when she came home and China wasn't there, and notified the police.

China's Mazda Protege was found abandoned at a south Nashville apartment complex in June 2000. The groceries China bought the day of her disappearance were still in the car.

She was a student at Riverdale High School at the time. China Videon also worked as a clerk at after school in a grocery store.
Foul play is suspected.

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

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Detective Dan Goodwin
Detective Sharp

Agency Case Number: 99-33889

NCIC Number: M224121997

NCMEC Number: NCMC874543
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with any information regarding this case

Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
NamUs MP #6779
Rutherford County Police
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

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