Da’Wan Shaw-Gibson, 20, Was Last Seen At Home In 2004

Posted on August 14, 2020, 2:40 am
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The last time anyone saw Da’Wan Shaw-Gibson was on September 13, 2004. Like many cases involving missing Black women, there isn’t much known about Da’Wan or the circumstances leading up to her final traceable moments. What has been shared is that she was at her home which was on the 1100 block of Rally Drive in Hinesville, Georgia. The small town is nestled just southwest of Savannah, and the news of Da’Wan’s case didn’t even make it to any online news outlets.

On the day Da’Wan Shaw-Gibson went missing, she was seen sometime around 10:30 p.m. The person or persons who last spoke with or saw her is unknown. Also, any information about her personal life, romantic relationships, or family hasn’t been shared with the public.

At the time of her disappearance, Da’Wan Shaw-Gibson stood 5 feet 7 inches tall and was 120 pounds. She had black/dark brown hair and brown eyes. Both of her ears are pierced and she has a tattoo of footprints on her right thigh. She was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jogging pants, and light-colored slippers. Da’Wan was also wearing a gold wedding ring on her left hand and a gold ring on her right hand. The specific fingers the rings were worn on is unknown. Her middle name is “Janette.” It’s rumored that Da’Wan was also a mother but I couldn’t substantiate that information.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Hinesville Police Department at 912-368-8211 or their local authorities.

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