Home » Melissa Jordon, 1995: Went On A Date & Vanished
The 26-year-old left with a man and disappeared.
A woman named Melissa Jordon has been missing from Milan, Tennessee, for decades. Her story reads like a parent’s nightmare: Melissa was said to have left for a date, only never to return. Firstly, it was stated that the 26-year-old went out with Onnie B Nesbitt, 36, on December 22, 1995. Yet, only one of them would resurface weeks later.
Melissa and Nesbitt were last seen in her vehicle, described as a 1985 Chevrolet Celebrity or Buick Riviera. Reports state that the pair were off to have dinner, but neither returned to their homes that evening. Soon, a frantic search for both Melissa Jordan and Nesbitt was underway. Her car was later found abandoned outside of a home in January 1996. After checking the residence, authorities reportedly located “drugs, money, and weapons.”
Police first believed that both Nesbitt and Melissa met with foul play. Things would change when he resurfaced without the missing woman.
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The investigation into Nesbitt, if any, is unclear. The Charley Project describes him as a “violent man” with “a long history of criminal behavior.” Those infractions include a concerning list of “assaults and batteries and aggravated offenses.”
Nesbitt is reportedly serving a 24-year prison sentence in connection to an unrelated weapons charge.
At the time of her disappearance, Melissa Jordon stood 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighed 165 to 170 pounds. She had black/dark brown hair and brown eyes. Some agencies may spell her name as “Jordan.” Melissa would be 53 years old at the time of this publication.
Anyone with information about this case should contact the Milan Police Department at (731) 686-3309. The agency case number is 9512261212.
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