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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Missing Person Investigation

Missing Person Investigation (From Indiana)

The City of Carbondale Police Department is assisting the Evansville, Indiana Police Department in locating Dawnita L. Wilkerson, age 44, of Evansville, Indiana. Dawnita is described as a black female, 5’00” to 5’03” with curly black shoulder length hair and has been reported missing from Evansville. She was last known to be wearing black leggings and was seen in the Evansville area on June 21, 2020 at 7:33 a.m. Dawnita may now be in the Carbondale area. If you have any information about the location of Dawnita Wilkerson please call the Carbondale Police Department at (618) 457-3200 or any law enforcement agency.



  Dawnita Wilkerson, age 44, Missing from Indiana


Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Carbondale Police Department at (618) 549-2121. You may also call the Carbondale/SIU Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (618) 549-COPS (2677) or the Murphysboro/Jackson County anonymous tip line at (618) 687-COPS (2677). Anonymous tips may also be made by selecting the “Crime Stoppers” tab located on the main page of this website. Please help yourself, along with your county, its communities and the university campus by using these numbers if you witness, or have any information pertaining to, a crime. Cash rewards for information which leads to an arrest are also made anonymously. Remember, crime doesn’t pay, but Crime Stoppers does!

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