Jessica Diane Vanzant Dietzel
Dietzel, approximately 2020; Dietzel's tattoos
Date reported missing : 02/18/2020
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 06/23/1997 (24)
Age at the time of disappearance: 21 years old
Height / Weight : 5'7, 150 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Blonde hair. Dietzel has the following tattoos: the name "Elena" and a butterfly on the upper left side of her chest, the words "Kenny Man" on the upper right side of her chest, writing on the side of her ribcAge at the time of disappearance: , an arrow in the center of her upper back, a heart between her left thumb and index finger, stars on her thigh, and the words "Perfectly Flawed" on her thigh. Photos of the tattoos are posted with this case summary. Dietzel's ears, lip and nose are pierced. Her natural hair color is brown.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Dietzel was last seen in Albany, Georgia on February 18, 2020. That day she logged into her Facebook Messenger account with a friend, Gary Potter's, cellular phone; she didn't have her own phone and used other people's often. Police later tracked the login to somewhere near Five Points Inn. She has never been heard from again. She was reported missing by her mother on March 1.
After Dietzel's disappearance, police searched Potter's house and seized some of his property, including his truck. They found some hair that could have been Dietzel's, but they have yet to establish that. Potter claimed he did not know Dietzel and refused to answer any more questions without an attorney. Authorities also interviewed another man, Stephen Etherton, and his girlfriend, and stated Etherton was a person of interest in the case.
Prior to her disappearance, Dietzel had made a comment about getting in over her head and being scared. Authorities believe she was involved with dangerous individuals. Her case remains unsolved.
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