Donna Kay Gibson
Gibson, approximately 1995
Date reported missing : 02/25/1995
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 32 years old
Height / Weight : 5'0, 115 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A nightgown and bathrobe.
Medical conditions : Gibson was suffering from largynitis at the time of her disappearance.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Gibson has a mole on her left cheek and a tattoo of a butterfly on her left ankle. She is severely nearsighted, but left both her contact lenses and her eyeglasses behind. She smokes cigarettes and those were also left behind.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Gibson was last seen at her residence on Route 601 in Louisa, Virginia on the night of February 25, 1995. She had lived in the home for approximately four years with her husband and three children. Her daughter saw her lying asleep on the couch in the early morning hours.
Several hours later, she had vanished. She left all her clothing and personal belongings behind, including her cigarettes, contact lenses and glasses. There was no evidence of forced entry to the home and no evidence of a struggle.
Gibson's son was a light sleeper and said normally, if someone walked around in the house during the night, the creaking floorboards woke him up. He heard nothing that night.
Investigators at the time believed Gibson might have left home with the intention of coming back soon. She has never been heard from again. Her case remains unsolved and her children believe she met with foul play.
Other information and links : ncy
Louisa County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
Virginia State Police
The Central Virginian
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