Corey Tahj Kelly
Kelly, approximately 2017; Tattoo on Kelly's forearm
Date reported missing : 09/11/2017
Missing location (approx) :
North Charleston, South Carolina
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 07/21/1998 (23)
Age at the time of disappearance: 19 years old
Height / Weight : 6'0, 165 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A black shirt, black pants and black shoes.
Medical conditions : Kelly has a history of drug abuse and mental illness.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Kelly has tattoos on both arms, including a sleeve on one forearm. A photo of his forearm sleeve is posted with this case summary.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Kelly was last seen in the 8100 block of Windsor Hill Boulevard in North Charleston, South Carolina on September 11, 2017. His mother heard from him at 10:00 p.m. He had left home angrily and went to stay at his sister's home, but left there as well, never returned and has never been heard from again.
It's uncharacteristic of Kelly to leave without warning. His mother reported him missing on September 25. After his disappearance, his cellular phone was tEthnicity : d to Florida, but there was no indication of his whereabouts. Authorities don't believe Kelly left of his own accord. His daughter had been born just ten days before his disappearance, and his family doesn't think he would have abandoned her; they think he may be dead. His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office
September 2021 updates and sources