Missing Patricia Denise Knight new case information posted as of May 15th 2020

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Missing Patricia Denise Knight

Knight, approximate date 2006

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: January 13, 2006 from Perry, Florida

Type: Endangered Missing

Date of Birth: July 3, 1964 Age at disappearance: 41 years old

Weight and Height: 5'4, 125 - 196 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Knight may use the alias dates of birth July 4, 1964; July 30, 1964; July 30, 1965 or July 3, 1969. She may use the alias last names Locket, Lockett and/or Phillips, or the alias name Tracy McEal, or she may spell her first name "Patrica." She has a scar and a tattoo of the word "Colson" on her left shoulder. Her nickname is Niece.

Details of disappearance and psychic work by Brian Ladd (login to view entire case as of May 2020)


Knight was last seen at a relative's home in the 900 block of south Calhoun Street in Perry, Florida on January 13, 2006. She lived in the 1100 block of Shiloh Cemetery Road at the time of her disappearance. She has never been heard from again. In 2011, her case was upgraded from a simple missing person investigation to a homicide.

Phelps was convicted of Knight's murder in July 2013; the jury deliberation took less than an hour. He was sentenced to life in prison. Knight's body has never been found.

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