Case Type: Endangered
DOB: Oct 17, 1968
Missing Date: Sep 22, 2002
Age Now: 44
Missing City: Norfolk
Missing State: VA
Case Number: 020923051901
Hair Color: Black
Hair Length: Shoulder Length
Eye Color: Brown
Wear Glasses or Contacts: No
Location Last Seen: ones was last seen in Norfolk, Virginia on September 22, 2002 driving Interstate 64 westbound from Chesapeake Boulevard
Circumstances of Disappearance: She went to a friend's wedding, then to a dance party afterwords with friends. She left driving her red Toyota Tercel, at 3:00 a.m. of September 22. She had mentioned stopping at a Taco Bell franchise, but it is unknown whether she did so.
Jones never arrived to pick up her daughter from the child's father's care. Her car was later found parked in her assigned space in front of Breezy Point Apartments, where she lived at 8600 block of Glenn Myrtle Avenue in Norfolk. Authorities found signs of a disturbance in Jones's apartment after her disappearance. The door was unlocked, some items had been broken, and the cords had been pulled out of both her telephones. None of her personal belongings were missing.
Jones' parents found the outfit she had been wearing when she was last seen inside her apartment after she disappeared. Jones has not accessed her bank account since she disappeared. She left behind a two-year-old daughter, who now lives with Jones' parents in Red Bank, New Jersey. Her parents and younger sister traveled back and forth between New Jersey and Virginia to search for Jones; her sister died in 2003. Jones attended Norfolk State University. She was employed as a teacher's assistant in a preschool program at Lynnhaven Elementary School at the time of her disappearance.
Last Seen Wearing: Black spaghetti strap top with silver emblem in the center and black pants.
Identifying Marks or Characteristics: Has a widow's peak, round vaccination mark on upper left arm, tattoo of a Tweety Bird on right shoulder