Find Missing Yolanda Yvette Baker!

Find Missing Yolanda Yvette Baker!

Find missing Yolanda Yvette Baker!
She has been missing for over 18 years.
A week after she was last seen
Yolanda’s car was found abandoned.
Someone is in prison for Yolanda’s murder.
But she has never been found.

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Details

Find Missing Yolanda Yvette Baker! Yolanda Yvette Baker has been missing since August 1, 1999. She is missing from Washington, D.C. Yolanda’s case is classified as an endangered missing case. Her year of birth is 1964. At the time of her disappearance, Yolanda was 35 years old. Her current age is 54 to 55 years of age. Yolanda Yvette Baker is an African American female. She is described as 5’9″ tall and 160 pounds. Her hair is brown and her eyes are brown. Baker has a tattoo of a rose on her left ankle.
Her ears are pierced. Baker’s nickname is Princess, and her middle name may be spelled “Evette.”

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Circumstances

Yolanda Yvette Baker was last seen in Washington D.C. She was last seen at approximately 3:00 A.M. on August 1, 1999. She was at her residence in the 400 block of 44th Street northeast. This was at the time of her disappearance. Baker has never been heard from again. She was reported missing on August 4. Her 1999 Toyota Corolla was found abandoned nearly a week after her disappearance. There were drops of her blood in the trunk, which emitted a foul odor. Baker was declared legally dead in February 2009. A cold case squad took over the investigation around that time and. And in June 2009, Terrance Barnett was charged with her murder.

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Abusive Marriage

Barnett was Baker’s boyfriend and the father of her twins. They had been a couple for seven years, living together off and on. And he was reportedly abusive towards her. Baker’s loved ones had often seen her with injuries. These included bruises and hair pulled out of her scalp. She got an eighteen-month restraining order against Barnett in 1997. The order expired in early 1999 and she began seeing him again. She also sought child support from him. One of Baker’s sisters reported seeing Barnett just hours after Baker was last seen. She says she saw him on a bridge. He was pulling a large plastic-wrapped object out of the trunk of his car.

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Evidence

Barnett’s DNA, mixed with Baker’s, was found on the walls. It was also found on the ceiling and floor of the house they shared. This DNA was also found on the shirt Barnett was wearing the night Baker disappeared. Someone had tried to clean up the house with bleach and the carpet in the master bedroom was missing. Barnett’s attorney stated he is innocent. And the DNA of two other men was found in the trunk of Baker’s car. However, Barnett’s DNA was not present. These same men were reportedly seen driving Baker’s car after her disappearance.
After three days of deliberation, a jury convicted Barnett of second-degree murder in March 2010. He’d been charged with first-degree
murder.

However, the jury couldn’t find sufficient evidence to prove he had planned Baker’s killing. Foul play is suspected in Baker’s case due to the circumstances involved.

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Appeal

Yolanda Yvette Baker has been missing over 18 years. Many who read this may wonder why Yolanda spent seven years with an abusive boyfriend. After all, she was not married to him. It’s much harder to divorce a spouse than to leave a boyfriend or girlfriend,. But Yolanda’s abuser was also the father of her children. And it is hard to leave an abusive partner when children are involved. And Baker’s family deserve full justice. Yolanda Yvette Baker has never been found. And Barnett did not get convicted of first-degree murder, but second-degree murder. Baker’s family may have declared her legally dead, but that does not mean that they do not need or want answers.

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Contact Information

Have info? You can contact the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) at: (202) 715-7300. You may contact the anonymous Tip Line at: (202) 727-9099. This number is manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Callers may request to remain anonymous. You may anonymously TEXT the MPD Text: 50411. Give 5-0 the 411 with the new Text Tip Line: 50411. Text messages are monitored by members of the department 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Tips are then analyzed and passed on to the appropriate unit or division for follow-up.uBecause the tip line is anonymous, the sender will not receive a response to the original message. Message and data rates may apply.

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