The Disappearance of Phyllis Lorain Powell in 1963

powell_phyllisOn January 11, 1963, five-year-old Phyllis Lorain Powell stopped by the home of Lewis and Bernice Vinson, located at 310 Ashe Street in Woodland, North Carolina, at around 11:00 a.m. to watch some television.

Approximately 30 minutes later, she was seen by a neighbor skipping down Ashe Street toward Route 35/Linden Street.

By 12:00 p.m., Phyllis had disappeared without a trace.

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