Missing and Never Forgotten
Bethanie L. Dougherty
Above Image: Dougherty, circa 2008
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: April 1, 2008 from Killawog, New York
Date Of Birth: August 10, 1967
Weight: 160 lbs
Hair Color: Red
Eye Color: Blue
Distinguishing Characteristics: Three piercings in right ear
and five in left ear. Three tattoos, one of a 'vine' with flowers on the
left ankle, a purple butterfly over tribal markings on lower back,
three Chinese scroll type symbols on upper back between shoulder blades
Clothing: Last seen wearing purple pajama top and bottoms
Details of Disappearance
Bethanie Dougherty, 40, is listed as missing under suspicious circumstances by the Broome County Sheriff's officer from her home in Killawog, New York. Bethanie a mother of three was last seen in her home around the time of 10.00pm on April 1, 2008 by her 18 year old son.
She was reported missing the evening of April 2, 2008 after not being seen by anyone all day and not reporting to work. At around 3.00am, April 2, 2008 there were two calls to 911 with reports of hearing a woman screaming, from people that live near Bethanie; who would have been getting up at that time to prepare for her job at the Xtra Mart convenience store in Freeville, New York.
The New York State Police responded to the calls but were unable to find any problems. All her clothes and personal belongings were found in the house and her car was parked in the driveway.
The police have found no sign of a struggle in or near Bethanie's home and are looking into all leads that come in regarding her disappearance. Law enforcement and volunteers have searched more than 200 acres of rural land and 15 miles of road ways along with the Tioughnioga River. New York State Police helicopters have been surveying the scene from above and will continue to do so. Broome County sheriff deputies along with a police dog walked around the outside of Bethanie's home.
A vehicle described as a mid-to-late 1990's Chevy S-10 style pick-up truck was reported in the area at the time of Dougherty's disappearance.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Broome County Sheriff's Office
Lieutenant Patrick Isenburg
Detective Sergeant Jason Ellis
Find Bethanie Dougherty
New York State Police