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
Asha Jaquilla Degree was last seen by her family sleeping in her bed at approximately 2:30 a.m. on February 14, 2000. At 4:00 a.m., she was last seen by motorists walking along NC 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 by email SBI Operations Center
or by phone (800) 334-3000.
Last updated: May 4, 2009