Missing Since: 03/22/07
Missing from: Chocowinty, North Carolina
Date Of Birth: 11/11/87
Age at disappearance: 19
Weight: 190 lbs.
Hair Color: Red (Natural Brown)
Eye Color: Hazel
Distinguishing Characteristics: Pierced left eyebrow,
a scar 2′ on upper inside left leg,
small ‘reddish’ birthmark on right cheek
– below eye. Wears glasses.
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 North Carolina license plates numbered 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.
Beaufort County Sheriff’s Department
Spring Break trip leaves mother waiting for daughter’s return
An Appalachian State freshman was visiting friends on Spring Break. That is the last time anyone would hear from Virginia Wood, 19, from Beaufort County. Her trip was in 2007 and now her case has grown cold.
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