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    TN - Patricia Louise Kelley, 25, Cleveland, 19 Aug 1983

    The Doe Network:
    Case File 1785DFTN

    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1785dftn.html

    Patricia Louise Kelley
    Missing since August 19, 1983 from Cleveland, Bradley County, Tennessee
    Classification: Missing



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    Vital Statistics

    Age at Time of Disappearance: 25 years old
    Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'6"; 135 lbs.
    Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair; blue eyes.


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    Circumstances of Disappearance
    Patricia Kelley was last seen on August 19, 1983, at a residence on Wildwood Avenue, Cleveland, Tennessee. She may have traveled to High Springs or Cross City, Florida but nothing surfaced to indicate foul play in her disappearance. She has two daughters that were left behind.



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    Investigators
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

    Bradley County Sheriff's Office
    423-728-7300

    NCIC Number:
    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Source Information:
    News Channel 9
    The Chattanoogan - 10/31/05

    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/..._patricia.html

    http://www.chattanoogan.com/articles/article_75084.asp
    2005

    Leads developed during the lengthy investigation indicate Ms. Kelley could have traveled to High Springs, Fla., or Cross City, Fla., but nothing surfaced to indicate foul play in her disappearance, according to Inv. Tharp. He said relatives never filed a missing person report. Her ex-husband, who lived in Griffin, Ga., died several years ago.
    http://www.newschannel9.com/sections/missing-persons/
    2007

    Missing from Bradley County, TN A cold case file of Patricia Louise Kelley's disappearance 22 years ago is being reopened by the Bradley County Sheriff' Office. Kelley was 25 years old when last seen on Wildwood Avenue in Cleveland. When she disappeared she was 5-6 and weighed app. 135 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call Bradley County Sheriff's Dept. at 423-728-7300
    I do not find Patricia listed in NamUs at this time.

    Patricia has been missing 27 years, her children deserve to know what happened to their Mommy. Come home soon.
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    Bradley Sheriff’s Website Includes Updates On Missing Person Cold Cases

    The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office has added to its website capsule information about known unsolved missing person cases the agency has investigated over the past 30 years.

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    Patricia Louise Kelley disappeared in August of the same year. She was last seen on Wildwood Avenue and could have traveled to Florida.

    More: http://www.chattanoogan.com/articles/article_206742.asp

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    Looks like Bradley Sheriff Department has reopened Patricia's case.



    Missing from Bradley County, TN A cold case file of Patricia Louise Kelley's disappearance 22 years ago is being reopened by the Bradley County Sheriff' Office. Kelley was 25 years old when last seen on Wildwood Avenue in Cleveland. When she disappeared she was 5-6 and weighed app. 135 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call Bradley County Sheriff's Dept. at 423-728-7300

    http://www.newschannel9.com/news/fea...e-kelley.shtml
    But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream! -Amos 5:24

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    This is Patricia's NamUs page -- https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/12568/34

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    Made a call today (my first) in a possible match. She may match http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...s-ring-May-84/ So I spoke with both Monica of the Forsenics Unit and Daryl Haberneck. Both said they would follow up with me with any findings or even if there are none. For more info see my post on the above link.

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    Hi there Al Ka. Thanks for the question.

    I Guess I should've mentioned that. Well let's start off from the beginning a little bit.

    I am on a few pages. Some Facebook groups and the like. I came across "NY DOE" as I am in NY and that's just one of the areas I look in now and again. (There are a few local places near family or where I grew up that I try to keep an eye on.) I also remember reading about the missing person in TN. I believe that one came up because of something similar. I originally was looking to gather some additional info on a different case (veteran doe). (I look at some cases for either something local or maybe no reason at all.) I also forgot that I still had my login info for here. I looked them both over from here and had my doubts but seeing that DNA and Dental Charting is entered...

    Anyways as I dug thru I noticed a few things:

    The DOE had a similar look to Patricia. Sure that's not a lot to go on but it is a starting point. (Gotta start somewhere.)
    Then I started to go down the list of things. Dates seemed about correct time wise.Patricia went missing Aug 19, 1983 and DOE was found May 13, 1984. Ect ect. so this lead me to think well maybe... But lets wait a second here. I want to run down a few things just to clear them up for you and me.

    Doe:
    NamUS 9736 Case# FMSP 84-296
    Found: May 13, 1984
    Location: Harriman State Park (Rte 6 also mentioned in some sources) Central Valley, NY
    Height: 5'0" - 5'4"
    Weight: 100 - 140 pounds
    Hair color: Brown (some have listed as dyed with natural gray)
    Eye color unknown (possibly due to decomp)
    Clothing: Gray shorts
    Jewelry: An pierced ear earring, 2 Rings (1 mother ring that had 2 stones and 1 possibly missing)

    Patricia Louise Kelley
    NamUS 12568
    Date Missing: Aug 19, 1983
    Height: 5'6"
    Weight: 135 pounds
    Hair: Brown (doesn't mention if dyed or had gray)
    Eyes: Blue
    Clothing when went missing: Gray shorts
    No jewelry mentioned however she has 2 children. Married or recently divorced. She is reported to have pierced ears.

    She was thought to have gone to several places but I can not find that they ever tracked her down to these places. One was FL but if they never had another sighting of her from TN for sure she could've ended up anywhere and NY is just as likely as FL at this point. They both have DNA profiles and to the best of my knowledge neither has been reviewed against any other profiles. Dental charting is also on file for both and so I said I just need to call and have the comparison done as this isn't something I can do or I would have. (lol) So its a long shot but I guess if nothing else it will cross off one more potential off the list, but I am hopeful it brings some closure to someone. This one is a little harder because there is really almost nothing I could find to pin more or less to either. Patricia's family doesn't seem to have a website for her for me to know if she would have had the means for such things like a costly ring, or slightly expensive jewelry, or more info on the hair or anything else like her children's birth month's' to compare to the mother's ring, so I figured let the pros decide. That's it in a nut shell. I will update you all if/when I hear back.

    Thoughts?

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    I'm a newby to both WS and the Reveal Lost and found tool. I think I made a match in this case using the Reveal tool. I have submitted my possible match and will contact the authorities on Monday. If anyone else is looking let me know if you agree with the following possible match:
    Patricia Louise Kelley (12568)

    NamUs case ID: 12568
    Date last seen: 1983-08-19

    and


    Unidentified body: Female age Adult - Pre 40, found 1987-12-20 (1213)

    NamUs case ID: 1213
    Date found: 1987-12-20







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