Tammy Ann Grady
Grady, approximately 2019; Grady in the clothes she was wearing at the time of her disappearance
Date reported missing : 11/24/2019
Missing location (approx) :
Wilson, North Carolina
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 34 years old
Height / Weight : 5'4 - 5'6, 120 - 169 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A burgundy hooded sweatshirt/coat with a white design across the chest and down the insides of the sleeves, yellow leggings, and black shoes. Carrying a black duffel bag with a shoulder strap. A photo of Grady in those clothes is posted with this case summary.
Medical conditions : Grady has a history of substance abuse.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Brown hair, blue eyes. Grady may use the names Melissa Grady and/or Tammy Lynn Grady. She has a tattoo of the name "Nathan" on the right side of her neck and a tattoo of the phrase "Daddy's Girl" and the date "9-23-10" on her upper right arm at the shoulder. Her ears are pierced and she has a scar on the bridge of her nose.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Grady was last seen at the Heart of Wilson motel in the 400 block of Nash Street west in Wilson, North Carolina at 10:21 a.m. on November 24, 2019. She got into a cab alone and the vehicle drove in the direction of downtown. She has never been heard from again. A relative reported her missing on November 28.
Grady's EBT benefits card has not been used since the day prior to her disappearance, and she has not been active on her social media accounts. She was homeless at the time of her disappearance, but she was close to her sister and they were in regular contact. Her case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Wilson Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
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