Lisa Michelle Hatchell

lisa_michelle_hatchell_02Lisa Michelle Hatchell is a U.S. Army Veteran who previously worked in the Philadelphia Navy Yard.  Lisa Hatchell was last seen about 10 PM on her birthday (July 19, 2003) in front of her boyfriend’s house.  Lisa and her boyfriend had been dating for 16 years prior to her disappearance and had been living together for about a year.  Lisa Marie Hatchell was supposedly arguing with her boyfriend about money in front of the house.

It was not until 2005 that Lisa’s mother was able to file a missing persons report.  Apparently the police had previously refused to accept a report because they believed that she may be living in Atlanta, Georgia because there were several unconfirmed sightings of her in Atlanta.  Lisa did live in Atlanta for a few years in the early 1990s.

At the time of Lisa’s disappearance, she was addicted to crack cocaine.  Lisa’s family stated that even with her drug habit, she maintained good contact with her family up until the time she went missing.  Her mother believes that her daughter may be deceased and had met with foul play.  Lisa Hatchell has two children, both of whom were not living with her at the time of her disappearance.

At the time of her disappearance in 2003, Lisa 37 years old, was 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighed 135 pounds.  Lisa wore her hair in shoulder-length braids and she was known to sometimes wear weaves.  Lisa Hatchell has a small birhtmark on her outer right thigh, and a small scar on her neck under her chin.  Lisa’s married name is “Cotton” and she may go by her boyfriends last name, “Henderson”.  Lisa may also go by her middle name “Michelle.  Some possible variations of her name are listed below.

Lisa Michelle Hatchell
Michelle Hatchell
Lisa Hatchell
Lisa Michelle Cotton
Michelle Cotton
Lisa Cotton
Lisa Michelle Henderson
Michelle Henderson
Lisa Henderson

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Lisa Michelle Hatchell, contact the Philadelphia Police Department, Officer Robert Rajchel, at 215-685-3258 reference case # 2005-12-065603. Lead investigator is Det. Valerie Miller.  (NamUs MP # 803) (



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