Yu Chin Chang Goodson
Goodson, approximately 2005
Date reported missing : 03/25/2005
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 05/20/1948 (73)
Age at the time of disappearance: 56 years old
Height / Weight : 4'11 - 5'2, 115 - 150 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A pink or blue pullover shirt and blue jeans.
Medical conditions : Goodson suffers from diabetes, hypertension, and paranoid schizophrenia. Although she is not insulin-dependent, she must take daily medication for all of those conditions and she does not have her medicine with her. As a result of her conditions, Goodson may appear to be disoriented or intoxicated. She had been under psychiatric care for sixteen years prior to going missing and she is classified as mentally and physically disabled.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Asian female. Graying black hair, brown eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Goodson was last seen lived in a halfway house for mentally disabled adults in the 100 block of Nortin Avenue in Russellville, Alabama at the time of her disappearance. She was last seen leaving the facility on March 25, 2005.
She got into a small gray or silver older model car, possibly a Nissan or Mazda, with a loud muffler. The car headed east on Highway 24 towards Decatur, Alabama. Goodson has never been heard from again.
Authorities believe Goodson may be trying to reach her son, who lives in Decatur. She used to live in Florence, Alabama, and had lived in the halfway house for only a few months prior to her disappearance. She did not take any identification with her and has not accessed her bank accounts since her disappearance.
Goodson may be staying in homeless shelters. Her case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Russellville Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
Alabama Department of Public Safety
America's Most Wanted
The Decatur Daily
October 12, 2004. September 26, 2005; .
Interactive Missing Person Search Map