Ebonee Shanetta Spears: Young Mother Acted Erratically Before 2016 Disappearance

30-year-old Ebonee Shanetta Spears disappeared from Wilmington, North Carolina on January 15, 2016. Ebonee acted paranoid prior to her disappearance. She has not been found.

About the Case

Ebonee Shanetta SpearsEbonee Shanetta Spears was a single mother to a daughter and resided at Point-Taylor Estates in the 1300 block of Brooklyn Lane in Wilmington, North Carolina. On January 15, 2016, Ebonee ate breakfast with her parents, Alfonso and Harriet Rivers, at their home on Price Drive. The night before, Ebonee acted paranoid and disoriented. Her parents met her in the parking lot of the police department hoping police might commit her to a psychiatric hospital. read more

Missing Person of the Week: Katie Dell Kemp

Each week True Crime Diva highlights a missing persons case that has little or no information available regarding the circumstances of disappearance.  

Katie Dell Kemp
Photo credit: The Charley Project

72-year-old Katie Dell Kemp was last seen on April 26, 1990, at 2168 Telhurst Street, Atlanta, Georgia. Katie suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease and other medical conditions – all of which required medication. There is very little information on this case so it is unclear who the last person was who saw Katie. read more

Missing Person of the Week: Toby Ray Coleman

Each week True Crime Diva highlights a missing persons case that has little or no information available regarding the circumstances of disappearance.  

Toby Ray ColemanToby Ray Coleman, 18, was last seen by his mother at their home in New Caney, Texas on May 19, 1997.

Earlier in the night, Toby attended a party at Bills 3GS Trailer Park where he got into a fight with another party goer. Toby hit the man on the head with a beer bottle. The man turned around and used the broken beer bottle to slice Toby’s arm, and threatened to kill him. read more

Wayne Douglas Bryan: Missing since 1995

Husband and father of two, Wayne Douglas Bryan was last seen on Coffee County Road 511 near New Brockton, Alabama on December 15, 1995. No one has seen or heard from his since.

About the Case

Wayne Douglas BryanAccording to law enforcement officials, Wayne had eaten lunch with his wife at home the day of his disappearance and then left to go work on a chicken house he was converting into a commercial quail house business. He had been a painter for years before deciding to go into the quail business (Brand and Kirkland, Southeast Sun). read more

Missing Person of the Week: James Aaron Toole

Each week True Crime Diva highlights a missing persons case that has little or no information available regarding the circumstances of disappearance. It is important that we also remember these victims regardless of how much time has passed. 

This was supposed to be up on June 5, 2017, but for some reason when I scheduled it, the post did not publish. I have not been logged in since June 4th, so I did not catch it. My apologies! read more

Pamela Lynn Neal: Bank teller missing since 1983

22-year-old Pamela Lynn Neal left her workplace in Englewood, Colorado during her lunch break on March 31, 1983. She disappeared and has not been seen since.

About the Case

Pamela Lynn NealPamela Lynn Neal was born on  July 18, 1960 and graduated from Cherry Creek High School in 1978. After high school, she attended Western State College at Gunnison before heading to Alaska for a year, where she photographed the wilderness. After Alaska, she went to Maine with her parents and returned to Colorado a short time later where she landed a bank teller job with Key Savings and Loan, 3501 South Broadway in Englewood. read more

Missing Person of the Week: Tersilla Catterina Bonthoux

Each week True Crime Diva will highlight a missing persons case that has little or no information available regarding the circumstances of disappearance. It is important that we also remember these victims regardless of how much time has passed.

True Crime Diva’s Missing Person of the Week

Tersilla Catterina Bonthoux

Tersilla  Catterina (Cecile) Bonthoux was born on August 22, 1875 in Villar Focchiardo, Torino, Peimonte, Italy. She married Julien Adrien Bonthoux from France in 1894, and together they had one son*, Marcel, born in 1913. read more