Denise Dawn Young
Young, approximate photo date 2017
Missing since: 08/04/2017
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Date of Birth: 07/29/1958 (61)
Age at time of disappearance: 59 years old
Height / Weight: 5'7, 150 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A shirt, jeans with embroidery stitching up the right leg, and red Converse shoes.
Medical Conditions Young has a history of mental illness and takes medication to control her condition. Her medicine was left behind.
Other characteristics: Caucasian female. Graying brown hair, brown eyes. Young sometimes wears contact lenses, but she wasn't wearing them at the time of her disappearance. She always carries her prescription eyeglasses. Young has the following tattoos: two sea turtles on her right calf and a fleur-de-lis on her right shoulder blade. Her ears are pierced.
Details at time of disappearance: Young was last seen leaving her home in the 600 block of Community Street in Arabi, Louisiana on August 4, 2017. Neighbors saw her walking away, carrying her purse and nothing else. She left all her other belongings, including her cat and her medicine, behind at home and has never been heard from again.
Young, who was reported missing on August 15, has left before without notifying anyone. Her case remains unsolved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office
Other information: NamUs
St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office
Louisiana Repository for Unidentified & Missing People
Psychic detective links:
Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated March 24, 2019 date of birth added.