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Find Missing Joey Lynn Offutt!

Find Missing Joey Lynn Offutt!

Find missing Joey Lynn Offutt!
A fire broke out in her home.
Her baby son was found deceased.
And she was found to have vanished.
It has been 12 years
Since her loved ones last saw her.
It has been 12 years
Since her loved ones last heard from her.
What happened to this missing mom?

Find Missing Joey Lynn Offutt!

Find Missing Joey Lynn Offutt!

Missing Person: Joey Lynn Offutt
Missing Since
Missing From
Sykesville, Pennsylvania
Endangered Missing
Date of Birth
10/11/1973 (45 years old)
Age when last seen
33 years old
Height and Weight
5’3, 110 pounds
Descriptions when last seen
Information unavailable
Distinguishing Characteristics
Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Offutt wears wire-framed eyeglasses. She has a noticeable lisp.

Find Missing Joey Lynn Offutt!

Joey Lynn Offutt was last seen at her house. It was located in the 90 block of Fugate Drive in Sykesville, Pennsylvania. This incident occurred on July 4, 2007. Her vehicle is described as a red 1994 Saturn with the Virginia license plate number JXN8871. It has visible damage on the hood. This vehicle may have remained at the residence for several days after that before it too disappeared.

At 4:00 a.m. on July 12, a loud explosion at Offutt’s house woke her neighbors. And they discovered the house was on fire. After the fire department extinguished the blaze, they found the body of an infant in the house’s bathtub. The dead baby was subsequently identified through DNA as Offutt’s six-week-old son. Investigators couldn’t determine the cause of death, but they established that the baby had been dead before the fire started. They discovered the blaze had been set with an unspecified accelerant.

Offutt’s disappearance was discovered at the time of the fire. There was no sign that she had been in the home when it started. Her purse and identification were found in the rubble, however. Offutt’s two other children, aged two and nine years old, were not at the home at the time of the fire. They are now in the care of relatives.

On July 15, Offutt’s vehicle was found abandoned. It was located along Waupelani Drive in State College, Pennsylvania. It was found at the Nittany Gardens Apartments. Offutt used to live in this area. This is several hours away from her home in Sykesville. There was no sign of her at the scene. Nobody at the apartment complex remembers seeing her recently. The car was backed into the parking space neatly. Offutt’s loved ones stated she was not a good driver and couldn’t have parked it so well.

Authorities believe Offutt met with foul play and is now deceased. She is descibed as a very trusting, naive and religious woman. She attended Shepherd University in West Virginia. But she dropped out after a year. Her loved ones stated she had trouble maintaining jobs and relationships, and moved frequently. She has previously lived in Virginia and Texas. Offutt planned to marry the father of her baby son. She enjoyed meeting people on the Internet prior to her disappearance. She was declared legally dead, at her mother’s request, in June 2016.

Find Missing Joey Lynn Offutt!

Joey Lynn Offutt has been missing for 12 years. After all this time, hers remains a mysterious disappearance. I am turned off by those who surmise that she herself may be responsible for her baby’s death and may have fled out of panic. Her loved ones believe she met with foul play. Police agree, but don’t totally rule out that she may have left of her own accord. Her family have expressed frustration with them, though. They need answers. Her children definitely need answers!

Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Joey Lynn Offutt? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) who may be involved in her disappearance?

If you have any information, please contact the Pennsylvania State Police-DuBois Station at: 1-814-371-4652 or 1-814-938-0510 or 1-(814) 938-0535. You may call your local law enforcement or 9-1-1.

NamUs Case Number: MP3067
Agency Case Number: C04-0911417

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At one point, human remains were believed to belong to this missing mom. Click here to learn more.
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The above information is found on Joey Lynn Offutt’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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