Brenda Lee Hopkins
Hipkins, approximately 2018
Date reported missing : 07/12/2018
Missing location (approx) :
Silver Spring, Maryland
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 68 years old
Height / Weight : 5'6, 110 pounds
Medical conditions : Hopkins may have been exhibiting signs of memory loss at the time of her disappearance.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Some Age at the time of disappearance: ncies give Hopkins's middle name as Louise. Her ears are pierced.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Hopkins was reported missing on August 9, 2018. She lived with her sister in the 11700 block of Eden Road in Silver Spring, Maryland. She often walked to the White Oak Shopping Center in the 11200 block of New Hampshire Avenue.
Her sister said she last saw Hopkins on August 8, but this has not been confirmed. The last time anyone other than her sister saw her was on July 12, when she attended a funeral. Out-of-state family members believe they heard Hopkins in the background of a phone conversation they had with her sister on August 1, but no one has actually seen her since July 12.
Hopkins left all her belongings, including her wallet, behind at home. She had no credit cards or cellular phone and did not drive, and it's unclear whether she had any form of identification. Since her disappearance there hasn't been any activity on her financial accounts. She has been known to walk from her home to the White Oak Shopping Center in the 11200 block of New Hampshire Avenue, but police searched there after her disappearance and found no sign of her.
She has relatives in North Carolina and may have tried to travel there after her disappearance. The circumstances of her disappearance are unclear and her case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Montgomery County Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
Silver Spring Patch
Montgomery Community Media
October 12, 2004. August 11, 2020; Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.