Dorothy Smith Kelley
Kelley, approximately 1993
Date reported missing : 06/09/1993
Missing location (approx) :
Balmorhea Lake, Texas
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 12/15/1930 (90)
Age at the time of disappearance: 62 years old
Height / Weight : 5'6, 180 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A white button-down blouse underneath a red plaid flannel shirt, jeans and SAS shoes.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Gray hair, brown eyes. Kelley has two small scars on her right cheek. She has surgical scars on both of her hips and on her left knee as the results of joint replacement operations. Kelley's ears are pierced. Her maiden name is Smith.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Kelley was last seen near her family's motor home in Balmorhea Lake, Texas during the morning of June 9, 1993. Her husband was away for approximately 90 minutes while collecting rocks. When he returned to the motor home, it was locked and his wife was missing.
Kelley has never been heard from again. Search dogs tracked her scent to a picnic table, then lost the trail. She and her husband lived in Tokio, Texas at the time of her disappearance. Foul play is suspected in her case; it's being investigated as an unsolved homicide.
Other information and links : ncy
Reeves County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
Texas Department of Public Safety
The Austin American-Statesman
The Dallas Morning News
October 12, 2004. June 1, 2016; Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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