Home » Radiah Gilbert Was Drug Addicted & Pregnant When She Disappeared
Radiah Gilbert Was Drug Addicted & Pregnant When She Disappeared
It’s never pleasant to come across cases involving missing women who have little to no information, but such is the case of Radiah Gilbert. At just 21-years-old, Radiah Gilbert had her whole life ahead of her. WShe had her own hopes and dreams to fulfill, and during her life, she reportedly lived with her mother, Maquita, on and off. Sadly, Radiah developed an addiction to crack cocaine and soon, she decided to leave her mother’s home because she didn’t want to be confronted with conversations about going to a rehabilitation center. Reports state that it was suspected that Radiah had become involved in prostitution.
By June 24, 1983, Radiah Gilbert was reportedly living in and out of several hotels in the East Nashville, Tennessee area. According to The Doe Network, Radiah was last seen by a number of acquaintances at the Roadway Inn in Nashville. The outlet states that she was approximately seven months pregnant at the time and was due to give birth in either August or September 2013.
Radiah has never been seen or heard from again.
News reports about her case are scarce, and for those that do exist, information is minimal. Her last steps on the day she went missing are unknown. Radiah’s mother has since passed away.
At the time of her disappearance, Radiah Gilbert stood somewhere between 5 feet tall to 5 feet 3 inches and weighed 135 to 140 pounds. She had black/dark brown hair (medium length, to her shoulders) and brown eyes. Radiah’s nicknames are “Dynasty” and “Dee Dee.” She would be 28-years-old at the time of this publication.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department at (615) 862-7803 or their local authorities. Her agency case number is 2013-0839625.
Please share this story about Radiah Gilbert to help reignite the investigation into her case. She is our sister and her life matters.
Follow Our Black Girls on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay updated on the latest cases as soon as they’re posted here on the website.
Help Publicize This Case:
- Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
- Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)
Journalist. Activist. Storyteller. •OurBlackGirls.com •@OurBlackGirls on IG, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, Spotify Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, & Anchor FM
You must log in to post a comment.