03-04-2014, 07:42 PM #1
NJ - Vanessa Smallwood, 46, Cherry Hill, 27 Jan 2014
BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP óTownship police are asking for the publicís help in locating a local woman who has been missing since Feb. 6. Efforts to find 46-year-old Vanessa Smallwood have been unsuccessful. Smallwood may also use the name Vanessa Williams, police said. She was reported missing by her family on Feb. 6."When from a long distant past nothing persists, after the people are dead, after things are broken and scattered, still alone, more persistent, more faithful, the smell and taste of things remain poised a long, long time like souls, ready to remind us, waiting, hoping for their moment amid the ruins of all the rest, and bear unfaltering in the tiny and almost impalpable drop of their essence the vast structure of recollection."
03-04-2014, 08:20 PM #2
03-10-2014, 12:41 PM #3
Police: Burlington Twp. woman missing for more than a month
Police: Burlington Twp. woman missing for more than a month -
Burlington Township seeks the publicís help in finding a woman who was reported missing Feb. 6. Vanessa Smallwood, 46, is 5 feet tall and about 150 pounds. She might also go by the name Vanessa Williams, police said."When from a long distant past nothing persists, after the people are dead, after things are broken and scattered, still alone, more persistent, more faithful, the smell and taste of things remain poised a long, long time like souls, ready to remind us, waiting, hoping for their moment amid the ruins of all the rest, and bear unfaltering in the tiny and almost impalpable drop of their essence the vast structure of recollection."
03-31-2014, 05:32 PM #4
Interesting info that I didn't get earlier when I posted this some time ago. Also her missing date is different. So was she missing Jan 27 or Feb 6??
Burlington Township woman mysteriously goes missing -
Vanessa Smallwood was last seen on January 27 at a strip mall on the 500 block of Haddonfield Road in Cherry Hill. Her husband went into a dry cleaners and when he came out, Smallwood was gone and so was their 2005 silver Chrysler Town & Country."When from a long distant past nothing persists, after the people are dead, after things are broken and scattered, still alone, more persistent, more faithful, the smell and taste of things remain poised a long, long time like souls, ready to remind us, waiting, hoping for their moment amid the ruins of all the rest, and bear unfaltering in the tiny and almost impalpable drop of their essence the vast structure of recollection."
04-11-2014, 06:36 PM #5
"Smallwood was driving a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country minivan with New Jersey plate WSJ-52H. The vehicle might have been spotted in Camden on Feb. 10."
Last on-line article April 1 2014
"Smallwood is a mother of three adult sons, the report said. Her family told ABC she has had some psychiatric problems in the past.
Police have been searching since February and have come up empty handed, partially because there has been no credit card or bank activity since her disappearance, the report said."
Vanessa Smallwood is listed in NamUs MP # 23680
Source: https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/23680/2The following post is strictly just my opinion based on my interpretation of what has been written in Main Street Media, Private Newspapers and other posts to this site. Unless I have provided a link ---- any information should not be considered to be anything more than that.
Iím still here because the shadow in my mind gave me a place to hide until it was safe to come out.
04-11-2014, 09:43 PM #6
The car is still missing too? That's never a good sign!
11-06-2014, 01:30 AM #7Former Member
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Police search for missing Burlington Twp. woman continues 8 months after disappearance
Police issued another call for help from the public Monday for information that would help locate a 47-year-old Burlington Township woman who disappeared in January.
01-27-2015, 09:11 PM #8Registered User
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Vanessa's NamUs Entry
First name Vanessa
Middle name D
Last name Smallwood
Date last seen January 27, 2014 08:37
Date entered 02/28/2014
Age last seen 46 to years old
Age now 47 years old
Race Black/African American
Height (inches) 60.0
Weight (pounds) 150.0
Dental Status: Dental information / charting is available and will be entered later
DNA Status: Sample available - Not yet submitted
Fingerprint Information Status: Fingerprint information is available and entered
It does appear that January 27th is the last seen date and she was reported missing on February 6th. That would make today 1 year that Vanessa went missing.
01-28-2015, 01:22 AM #9
Did the dry cleaners and surrounding businesses have video cameras? Were they checked?
10-23-2015, 01:28 AM #10Registered User
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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
• Missing Since: January 27, 2014 from Cherry Hill, New Jersey
• Classification: Endangered Missing
• Date Of Birth: May 23, 1971
• Age: 46 years old
• Height and Weight: 5'0, 150 - 200 pounds
• Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Smallwood's ears are pierced. She may use the last name Williams.
• Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black cotton jacket, a blue dress and a silver wedding ring. She may wear earrings.
• Medical Conditions: Smallwood has a history of mental illness.
Details of Disappearance
Smallwood was last seen on January 27, 2014 at the Any Garment Cleaners, which is located at a strip mall the 500 block of Haddonfield Road in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Her husband went into the establishment while Smallwood waited outside in their vehicle, a silver 2005 Chrystler Town and Country van with the New Jersey license plate number WSJ-52H. By the time he came out, Smallwood and the van were gone. Her cellular phone pinged off a tower in the 700 block of Broad Street in Clayton, New Jersey at 10:22 p.m.; this was the last sign of her. Since her disappearance she hasn't used her credit or debit cards, but her vehicle may have been sighted in Camden, New Jersey on February 10.
Smallwood left behind three adult sons. She previously worked at the Philadelphia International Airport, but she was out on disability at the time of her disappearance. One of Smallwood's sons stated she was "acting funny" and seemed "confused" before her disappearance. Although foul play is not suspected in her case, it remains unsolved.
10-23-2015, 07:30 PM #11Registered User
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I googled the area and it's not too far away from the NJ/PA state ine. She could be anywhere if I'm going to be honest.
I don't know if she was carjacked though. There is a Pizza Hut, Starbucks and Jersey Mikes at that Strip Mall that Any Garment Cleaners is located. And let's be real, all of those, especially Starbucks, are big chains and most likely people would have been getting coffee, sandwiches or pizza at the time that Vanessa and her husband were getting clothes cleaned.
Is it possible she might have had a breakdown or something and just drove off? But then eventually died on accident or something. This case is confusing.
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