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Personal Information

Photo
Surname
Degree
Given Name
Asha Jaquilla
Alternative Name
Photo After Aging (Age Progression)
Status
Missing

Demographics

Date of Birth
August 5, 1990
Birthplace
Age
9
Age Group
Child
Age as of Today
31
Gender
Female
Hair Color
Black
Eye Color
Brown
Height (ft'in")
4'6
Height (cm)
137
Height Range
Weight (lbs)
60
Weight (kg)
27.2
Weight Range in Pounds
Build
Ethnicity
African or Black
Distinguishing Characteristics
Photo of Distinguishing Feature
Medical
Physical Abnormality
Tattoos
Tattoo Location
Tattoo Theme
Tattoo Subject
Scars & Other Marks
Piercings
Shoe Size
Nationality
United States
Languages Spoken

Possessions

Clothing (Key Word)
Pants: White, Shirt: White, Shoes: Sneakers, Shoes: White
Clothing (Full Description)
A black backpack & black Tweety Bird purse, blue jeans w/ a red stripe, black sneakers, long-sleeved white shirt w/ purple lettering, red vest w/ black trim, black overalls w/ Tweety Bird on them, a long-sleeved black and white shirt
Possessions / Accessories
Photo of Clothing or Accessories

Location

Address
Highway 18
City
Shelby
Province or State
North Carolina
Country
United States
Postal Code
28150
Latitude
35
Longitude
-82

Circumstances

Date of Disappearance
February 14, 2000
Notes
Family saw her asleep in her bed at approximately 2:30am. Between 3:30-4:30am, drivers on Highway 18 saw her walking along Highway 18 (N. of Shelby). May have been seen getting into a green 1973 Lincoln Mark IV or Ford Thunderbird. Asha seems to have taken with her a black backpack & black Tweety Bird purse, blue jeans w/ a red stripe, black sneakers, long-sleeved white shirt w/ purple lettering, red vest w/ black trim, black overalls w/ Tweety Bird on them, a long-sleeved black and white shirt. Her pencil, marker and Mickey Mouse hair bow were found at Turner's Upholstery in the door of the attached tool shed. More than a year later, her backpack was found double-wrapped in black plastic and buried along the highway in Burke County in the opposite direction of where she was walking. May be wearing: (White Shirt, White Jeans, White Sneakers)
Taken From (Location)
Circumstances
Alone, Walking
Vehicle
green 1973 Lincoln Mark IV or Ford Thunderbird
License Plate
Photo of Vehicle
Suspect
Unknown
Suspect Description
Photo of Suspect

Recovered Remains

Date of Recovery
Time of Death
Cause of Death
Description of Recovery
Recovery of Remains
Tested Against (No Match)

Further Details

In-Depth Case Overview:
Map of Key Locations
Relevant Media
See Also
Notice URL
www.fbi.gov/wanted/kidnap/asha-jaquilla-degree
Poster(s)
Other Photos
Case File Photos

Contact Police

Contact Agency
FBI
Contact Police (Email)
Contact Police (Phone)
(855) 835-5314
Contact Police (Local)
911
Contact Police (Website)
tips.fbi.gov/contact
Alternative Contact
Crime Stoppers: https://www.crimestoppersusa.org/programs/locate-a-program/ICMP: icmp@icmp.intNCMEC: (800) 843-5678

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