Dymashal Lashon Cullins
Cullins, approximately 2003
Date reported missing : 08/28/2003
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 06/12/1971 (50)
Age at the time of disappearance: 32 years old
Height / Weight : 5'6, 125 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A blue denim skirt, blue denim sandals and a brown short-sleeved sweater.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Cullins's hair was colored light brown at the time of her disappearance. She has a tattoo on the right side of her neck of a dove and a rose with the name "Dee Dee" written under it. Cullins also has pierced ears and another tattoo of a rose on her right shoulderblade. Her nickname is Dee Dee (sometimes spelled "De De").
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Cullins left her Atlanta, Georgia residence to run errands on August 28, 2003. She was driving a friend's red 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the Georgia license plate number 11HE9 at the time.
She was last seen at 11:52 a.m. that day near the 600 block of Mayland Avenue in Atlanta. Her mother spoke to her at 7:00 p.m. that evening; Cullins has not been heard from since.
Three weeks later, the vehicle she was driving was found abandoned near the 3500 block of Clubhouse Drive East in Decatur, Georgia.
Cullins has five children, including twins, and was employed as a real estate loan officer at the time of her disappearance. She married in 1999 and later separated from her husband, but he moved back in with Cullins the same month she vanished. They were considering reconciling, but Cullins was also dating another man. Her case remains unsolved.
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September 2021 updates and sources
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