Virginia Lynne Wood

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Top Two Rows and Bottom Left and Center: Wood, circa 2007;
Right: Age-progression to age 26 (circa 2013)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 10, 2007 from Chocowinty, North Carolina
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 11, 1987
  • Age: 19 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6, 190 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Red hair, hazel eyes. Wood's nickname is Ginnie. Her hair is naturally brown and was dyed red at the time of her disappearance. She has a small reddish birthmark below her right eye and a two-inch scar on the inside of her left thigh. Her eyebrow is pierced and she wears eyeglasses.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Wood disappeared from Chocowinty, North Carolina in March 2007. She was a Dean's List student at Appalachian State University at the time, majoring in accounting. The last time anyone heard from her was on March 10, when she called a friend and from Texas said she was going to Cancun in Mexico. Her black 2003 Nissan Sentra with the North Carolina license plate number TTZ-6801 disappeared with her and hasn't been recovered.

    Kelly Gray Gaskins, 19, and Ervin Braxton Williams, 23, were with Wood when she disappeared. Both of them are wanted by the police. Gaskins is wanted for probation violation. Williams is wanted for failure to appear in court to answer to charges of arson, burglary, cocaine and marijuana possession, and assault. Authorities believe they may have information on Wood's whereabouts. Photos and vital statistics for Gaskins and Williams are posted below this case summary.

    Wood's case remains unsolved.


    Kelly Gray Gaskins
    Above: Kelly Gray Gaskins

    Date of Birth: January 11, 1988
    Age: 19 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'3, 100 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes.

    Ervin Braxton Williams
    Above: Ervin Braxton Williams

    Date of Birth: November 2, 1983
    Age: 23 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'9, 170 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    North Carolina Bureau of Investigation


    Source Information
    Online Magazine Formerly Known as Rob's Blog
    MySpace Page for Virginia Wood
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 21, 2014; details of disappearance updated.

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