Disappearance of Tiffany Daniels
|Tiffany H. Daniels|
An image of Daniels distributed in the wake of her disappearance
|Disappeared||August 12, 2013 (aged 25)|
|Status||Missing for 4 years, 11 months and 3 days|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (170 cm)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg)|
At 4:43 p.m. on August 12, 2013, Tiffany Daniels (born March 11, 1988,
Because she had told her supervisor she would be taking time off, Daniels was not reported missing until the end of the week, after she had failed to return to work. Her friends and family were unaware of any plans she might have made that would explain her absence. Tiffany's housemate also reported that she had left unusually early for work that day after some strange activity even earlier that morning.
A security camera on the
Several theories have been put forth to account for Daniels's disappearance, ranging from foul play to an accidental drowning. Based on an anonymous tip and several reported sightings further west along
A native of the
When she was not at work, she took advantage of
Despite her apparent satisfaction with her life, she had financial problems. Her parents said that by summer of 2013 they had noticed she had a pattern of paying the rent for a series of housemates who were either disinclined or unable to pay their share. In July of that year, after another one had moved out, she advertised on
Gary Nichols, the 54-year-old father of one of her friends who was separating from his wife and wanted to live closer to his job, answered her ad and moved in. Daniels' parents were uneasy about her sharing living quarters with a man more than twice her age, but he was able to pay his share of the bills, and the two had similar interests. He, too, liked bicycling and followed a similar diet.