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James and Dorothy Carlson

Real Name: James Byron and Dorothy Dee Carlson
Aliases: None Known
Wanted For: Sexual Assault
Missing Since: Unrevealed


Details: James and Dorothy Carlson are wanted in Texas for sexual assault on a child that occurred in the early 1990s. James was convicted of sexual assault and sentenced to ninety-nine years. However, before James began his sentence and before Dorothy went to trial, the couple vanished.
Extra Notes: The original airdate of the segment is unrevealed; there are conflicting reports on whether or not this story was actually on Unsolved Mysteries. The Carlsons were profiled on America’s Most Wanted.
Results: Captured. Dorothy turned herself in to authorities in March of 2007. James is believed to have died in Mexico while on the run, but his body has not been located.