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Shannon Lee Orton

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Shannon Lee Orton
Shannon Lee Orton

Missing Persons Details

Missing Adults

Shannon Lee Orton

Missing from
Hobart, Indiana - United States
Nationality
  American
Case Entered
  September 05, 2022
Status
   Active
Current Classification
  Unknown Missing
Source of Record
  MPC Volunteer
Last Updated
   September 06, 2022
Verification Status
Yes

Physical Description

Gender
   Female
Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
  40
Race
  Caucasian/White
Hair Color
  Blonde
Eye Color
  Hazel
Height
  5' 0"
Weight
  129 - 140
  Last Seen Wearing
  • A light-colored tank top, orange pants and black flip-flop sandals.
  Distinct Features
  • Orton's ears are pierced 
  • She has a tattoo of a heart on her wrist
  • She has a tattoo of a clover on her ear 
  • Tattoos of the cartoon character Winnie the Pooh on her back, and a tattoo of the cartoon character Tigger.
  Medical Alert

Details of Disappearance

Shannon Lee Orton was last seen by family or friends on July 12, 2020.

Orton disappeared from her home in the 600 block of west 37th Avenue in Hobart, Indiana on July 5, 2020. 

At 7:44 p.m. on July 12, she was sighted at a CVS pharmacy at Lute and Willow creek Road in Portage, Indiana. She was accompanied by an unidentified Caucasian woman wearing a black skirt or dress and black flip-flops; a video surveillance image of the woman available.

Orton didn't have a cellular phone at the time of her disappearance.

She had previously left home without contacting her family for brief periods of time, and as a result, she was not reported missing until September 30. 

She had never been gone longer than a month before. 

She left behind two young daughters. 

Her case remains unsolved.

Who to contact!
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Shannon Lee Orton, you are encouraged to contact the Hobart Police Department at (219) 942-1125, ask for Detective Crawford. Be sure to have the case number 20HO20547 available as you will need it.

Additional Case Numbers

NamUs
MP84027

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