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Find Missing Gail Lorraine Joiner!

Find Missing Gail Lorraine Joiner!
Find Missing Gail Lorraine Joiner!

Find missing Gail Lorraine Joiner!
She returned home from school and ate a something.
Then she left and to walk with her pet raccoon.
Was she getting near a car?
Witnesses saw her do that.
Did she get in this car?
It has been almost five decades
Since those in her life last saw her.
It has been almost five decades
Since those in her life last heard from her.
Where is Gail after almost five decades?

Find Missing Gail Lorraine Joiner!
Details

Find Missing Gail Lorraine Joiner!

Missing Person: Gail Lorraine Joiner
Missing Since
09/22/1972
Missing From
Thonotosassa, Florida
Classification
Endangered Missing
Date of Birth
07/22/1959 (60 years old current age)
Age when last seen
13 years old
Height and Weight
5’0, 100 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description
No shoes. No other clothing description is available.
Distinguishing Characteristics
Caucasian female. Blonde/brown hair, brown eyes. Gail has a scar on her cheek. She has facial freckles.

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Circumstances

Gail Lorraine Joiner was last seen in her hometown of Thonotosassa, Florida. This incident occurred on September 22, 1972. She came home from school and ate a sandwich. Then she left home to walk her pet raccoon, Bandit, on a leash. Witnesses saw her standing near a white car parked on the edge of a wooded area, but nobody saw her get in the vehicle.

Gail has never been heard from again. Bandit never returned to the house either. Gail’s parents thought they count identify the raccoon by a burn on his foot and a scrape on his nose; the police brought them 17 raccoon carcasses, but they didn’t recognize any of them.

Gail’s parents stated they did not believe their daughter had left of her own free will. For she was close to her older brother and wasn’t having trouble at home. They theorized she had been abducted, and stated someone could have gained her trust by taking an interest in Bandit, whom she enjoyed showing to people.

Three people have confessed to Gail’s murder. However, none of the accounts have been verified. The serial killer Gerald Stano was one of the those who claimed to have caused her death; he confessed to the murders of 41 women, including Susan Basile, whose body was never found. He was executed in 1998.

Gail moved to Florida from Romulus, Michigan. She did this a few months before her disappearance. And she enrolled in Greco Junior High School three weeks before she vanished. She has six siblings. Her case remains unsolved.

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Appeal

Gail Lorraine Joiner has been missing for about 47 years. It’s unclear if either of her parents are still alive. But she has six siblings who are alive and who needs answers. There have been leads, but still no solid answers. Did Gail get into the car she was seen to be standing near? Who was inside the car? Someone has claimed to have caused her death. What was his motive in making such a confession? Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Gail Lorraine Joiner? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) who may be involved in her disappearance?

If you have any information, please contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (Florida) at: 1-813-247-8200 or 1-813-247-8000. You may contact your law enforcement or 9-1-1.

NCMEC Case Number: 775400
NamUs Case Number: MP4632
Agency Case Number: 72-41739

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The above information is found on Gail Lorraine Joiner’s Charley Project page.I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.

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