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Release Number: 09-173

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

June 23, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060














UPDATE: Hillsborough County Detectives learned that on Saturday, June 20, 2009 missing adult Susan Jordan had contacted family members and she is now in Savannah, GA. 



Susan Jordan, DOB 9-30-51

5305 Reflections Club Drive



Using the name of “Debbie Kelly”


Missing adult is believed to in Tallahassee


As of May 8, 2009


Tallahassee, Florida


















Hillsborough County Sheriff’s detectives investigating the disappearance of Susan Jordan have discovered that she bought a Greyhound ticket on May 4, 2009 at the Greyhound station in downtown Tampa. Detectives have been able to trace her whereabouts until May 8, 2009 when she boarded a bus in Jacksonville.  See below time line.


On May 4, 2009 Jordan took a Hartline bus to the Greyhound Station in downtown Tampa where she is seen purchasing a non refundable ticket to Tallahassee via Orlando, Jacksonville and Lake City.  The bus was scheduled to leave on May 7, 2009 at 10:50 p.m.


On May 7, 2009, at 7:50 p.m. Jordan again took a Hartline bus to the downtown Greyhound bus terminal.  Jordan appeared to be wearing a dark color long wig covered with a blue scarf. At 10:28 p.m. she is observed boarding the Greyhound bus for Orlando.  The bus departed at 10:50 p.m.


On May 8, 2009 at 12:12 a.m. she is observed exiting the bus in Orlando (still wearing the long wig and scarf.  She is then observed exiting the restroom in Orlando terminal where she is then wearing a pink hat and no scarf or wig.  At 3:28 a.m. she is observed boarding the Greyhound bus for Jacksonville.  The bus leaves at 3:38 a.m.  At 6:00 a.m. Jordan is observed exiting the bus in Jacksonville (still wearing the pink hat with short hair).  At 9:00 a.m. Jordan is observed boarding the bus in Jacksonville for Tallahassee via Lake City.  At 9:15 a.m. the bus leaves the terminal.


Detectives believe that Susan Jordan is in the Tallahassee area and notified authorities there.  According to the family, to their knowledge Jordan does not have any friends or family in the Tallahassee area.  It is also believed that Jordan may be using the name of Debbie Kelly.