Asha Jaquilla Degree

Victim or Case Name and Number: Asha Jaquilla Degree

Crime Committed or Inflicted: Missing Person

Crime Date: 2/14/2000

City/County: Shelby, Cleveland County

State: North Carolina

District: Southern Piedmont

Description:

Asha Jaquilla Degree was last seen by her family sleeping in her bed at approximately 2:30 a.m. on February 14, 2000.  At 4 a.m., she was last seen by motorists walking along N.C. HWY 18 in Shelby. 

Asha was believed to have been wearing a white shirt, white jeans, white tennis shoes, and perhaps carrying her black "Tweety Bird" purse and a black backpack.  She was described as a black female, 4' 6" tall, 60 lbs. weight, black hair, brown eyes, and was age 9 1/2 at the time of her disappearance (birthdate: August 5, 1990). 

If you have information about this case, call the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office (704) 484-4888.  If you have information about this case or any unsolved case in North Carolina, please contact the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, (800) 334-3000.

Last updated:        May 4, 2009