Janet Lollisa Tillman
Tillman, approximately 2007
Date reported missing : 10/28/2007
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 11/04/1959 (61)
Age at the time of disappearance: 47 years old
Height / Weight : 5'7, 185 pounds
Medical conditions : Tillman is mentally handicapped and is classified as disabled. She is unable to remember some things and has an inability to focus.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Tillman wears eyeglasses. She has a tracheotomy scar on her neck and a scar on her left eyebrow.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Tillman was last seen when she was picked up by an African-American male individual driving a dark red car in the vicinity of Ninth Street and Exchange Avenue in East Saint Louis, Illinois on October 28, 2007. She has never been heard from again.
She resided in the 9500 block of west Main Street in Belleville, Illinois, and that city's police are investigating her disappearance. She left her pets behind, unattended, outside her home.
Her family reported her missing on November 5, the day after her birthday. Her family, which includes five siblings, stated it's uncharacteristic of her to be out of contact with them, and they're afraid for her safety.
Prior to her disappearance, Tillman frequented the Flying J in Atherton, Illinois and the truck stop on Route 203 in Troy, Illinois. Her sister described her as a "street person" who enjoys parties.
Tillman has a criminal record for prostitution-related offenses; her family stated she had been a prostitute for most of her life. Her disappearance remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Belleville Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
The Belleville News-Democrat
Illinois Missing Adults
MyFox St. Louis
October 12, 2004. November 2, 2009; Medical conditions : updated.
Interactive Missing Person Search Map