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3673DFAR - Janice Potts


Name: Janice Potts
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: August 28, 1981
Location Last Seen: Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas

Physical Description

Date of Birth: April 9, 1941
Age: 40 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5"-5'7"
Weight: 110 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Not Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Dress of unknown color or type
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

On the morning of August 28, 1981, a son of Janice Potts saw her before he left for school. When he returned home, she was nowhere to be found.

Another son of Ms. Potts reported that he returned home from school and the home was unlocked, the utility light was on, there was a pot of boiling beans on the stove, and the clothes iron was out and in the "on" position. There were no signs of a struggle. Later that same day, Janice's car was found in a store parking lot with no sign of her.

Janice Potts is said to have been four months pregnant at the time of her disappearence. She is presumed dead.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Harrison Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective N/A Worsburn
Agency Phone Number: (870)741-5463
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 81090841

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 10603

Information Source(s)

Find A Grave

Admin Notes

Added: 1/10/2017; Last Updated: 1/10/2017

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

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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