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Story of Dorothy Spence

Dorothy Anne Spence was last seen in August 1995 in Vancouver. Police say she was a known drug user and sex-trade worker in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Vancouver police are still looking into her case.


Her sister posted a message on the police missing person’s pages. She says her sister was not the type of person to just leave and not tell anyone. She says they are still trying to figure out what happened to her and her five brothers and three other sisters “love her a great deal and miss her.”


Dorothy’s sister says they shared an apartment together in Vancouver, but it was getting carried away, so she moved to Ontario. She says drugs take total control of a person and she was lucky to move away. She wants people to know “all these girls have someone who loves them and cares for them.”