UPDATE: Police need help locating Hope woman

Hope, IN—

Update: 3.12.2020

It has been a month since Donna Mitchell has gone missing. The Hope Police Department has interviewed many people, have searched every conceivable route from Hartsville to Letts as well as an aerial search complements of the Indiana State Police and still no leads.

She was last confirmed at the Brown Bottle liquor store in Hartsville around 8:00 pm on the night she went missing, February 11. She was documented by video walking out the door and has not been seen since.

As police continue to investigate, they are asking anyone with any information to please come forward-no matter how significant or insignificant you think your information is.   HPD also asks that property owners between Hartsville and Letts search your property for anything that may have been missed. 


Update: 2.17.2020

The Hope Police Department is continuing to investigate the disappearance of Donna Mitchell

Police are asking anyone with cameras that face the road along County Line Road, 700 South, and 60 South West in Decatur County please contact them to view any video that may help in our investigation.

If you have any information regarding Donna Mitchell contact us at 812-546-4015 or your local law enforcement agency. The Silver Alert remains in effect.




Original Story: The Hope Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Donna Mitchell, 57, 5 feet 3 inches tall, 115 pounds, brown hair with brown eyes.  She was last seen wearing glasses, a tan Carhartt jacket, blue jeans with a flower decal on the pant leg. She is believed to be driving a maroon 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer and the front bumper is hanging by a coat hanger with Indiana license plate 902QAK.  Her family indicates that she left Hope on Tuesday to visit a friend in Letts and would have taken the back roads to get there.  

Donna is missing from Hope and was last seen on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm. She is believed to be in danger and may require medical assistance. If you have any information on Donna Mitchell, contact the Hope Police Department at 812-546-4015 or 911.