The Disappearance of Dashawn McCormick

By Elise Haley AKA Crime Shark

Dashawn McCormick was born on August 17, 2007. His mother, Jasmine McCormick left Dashawn’s father, Floyd Leroy Lee, in March of 2012 when Dashawn was 4 years old.  Lee had full custody of Dashawn at the time his mother left, and therefore she was only able to take her other three children with her when she moved to Alabama.  Dashawn remained living in Anchorage, Alaska with his father.

On April 1st of 2013, Lee was arrested on federal fraud charges, however when he was arrested Dashawn was not with him and Lee refused to disclose his whereabouts. Dashawn’s stepmother, Mary Elizabeth Transki was also arrested. Jasmine last spoke with her son sometime in June of 2012.  His step grandmother, Judy Holmes, said she last saw Dashawn on July 4, 2012.

Dashawn would now be 11 years old.  He is described as biracial with blond hair and brown eyes.  According to his NamUs case, Dashawn has a U-shaped scar in the center of his forehead. Charleyproject.org also notes that Dashawn has a burn scar on his left thigh.

Age progressed photo from the National Center Doe Missing & Exloited Children.

If you or anyone you know has any information about Dashawn’s whereabouts, please contact the Anchorage Police Department at 907-786-8500.  You may also contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST).

Sources:

NamUs

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Charley Project

Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

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