Melton, approximately 1994
Date reported missing : 04/15/1994
Missing location (approx) :
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 11/20/1955 (65)
Age at the time of disappearance: 38 years old
Height / Weight : 4'11, 120 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A dark-colored denim jacket, a black Harley tank top, size 10/12 denim shorts, size 5 1/2 Reebok sneakers, hair barrettes and a ring engraved with the word "Shorty."
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Melton's nickname is Shorty. Some Age at the time of disappearance: ncies may spell her first name "Delores." She has a chipped front tooth and scars from breast reduction surgery.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Melton was last seen at the High Tides bar in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina on April 15, 1994. She has never been heard from again. Authorities believe Melton may have been taken against her will. She left behind her job, her son and money in the bank, and her loved ones never believed she left of her own accord. Few details are available in her case, but foul play is suspected.
Other information and links : ncy
Brunswick County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
The CUE Center for Missing Persons
The Doe Network
The Wilmington Star-News
Porchlight International for the Missing and Unidentified
NowPublic News CoverAge at the time of disappearance:
5 October 12, 2004. April 25, 2009; Description, clothing, jewerly and more : and Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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