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Chaka Wood, 32: No Developments In 2017 Missing Person Case

She was reportedly last seen at church.

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For over four years, a family in South Carolina has been pleading with the public to help locate Chaka Wood. A quick online search will turn up a handful of news stories that have been updated from one year to the next, but there does not seem to be any new information or developments. According to reports, Chaka was last seen at church at approximately 5: 30 p.m. on February 15, 2017, in Gaffney, South Carolina.

Chaka Wood Missing (1)Chaka reportedly called a friend to pick her up but what happened to the 32-year-old after that sighting is unknown. While there are some reports about Chaka Wood and her disappearance, details regarding her missing person case remain scarce. Nothing has been shared about her personal life and what she may have been doing leading up to going missing has not been shared. Additionally, the friend she reportedly was with has not been named publicly and their cooperation with authorities in this investigation is also a mystery.

“I got with the police but they say no crime has been committed. So, each day it’s just a prayer going up to heaven asking the Lord to bring her home safe,” Chaka’s mother, Barbara Wood, told reporters in February 2021. “Anybody who’s had a child, you feel the emptiness. Anyone that has children after the four years she hasn’t been seen, surely they want to see their mother, surely they want to be able to run and hug their mother.”

At the time of her disappearance, Chaka Wood stood 5 feet 2 inches to 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighed 130 to 140 pounds. She had black/dark brown hair with blonde highlights and brown eyes. Chaka was last seen wearing a pink jacket with a fur-lined hood, jeans, and black boots. Police reportedly stated that Chaka is known to use aliases. Her middle name is “Jay.” Chaka does not have any teeth and may walk with a slight limp. She would be 36-years-old at the time of this publication.

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the City of Gaffney Police Department at (864)-487-8115 or (864)206-3309, or their local authorities. The agency case number is G-17-002362.

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2010s

Veverly Mitchell, 55: Went To Holiday Gathering & Was Never Seen Again

She visited with family on Christmas Day in 2017 and seemingly vanished.

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A holiday celebration for a Georgia family turned into a yearslong mystery. It was on December 25, 2017, when Veverly Mitchell of Decatur, Georgia was reportedly visiting a family member’s home for Christmas. Details regarding this case are unknown because finding out anything about Veverly and what may have happened to her four years has been almost impossible. (more…)

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