FBI Atlanta
Special Agent Stephen Emmett
(404) 679-6451
November 1, 2016

FBI Increases Reward Up to $20,000 in the Heather McDonald Missing Person Investigation

George Crouch, acting special agent in charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, in conjunction with Vernon Keenan, director, Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), continues to request the public’s assistance in its missing person investigation of 27-year-old Heather McDonald, who disappeared mysteriously from Cartersville, Georgia in September 2016. The FBI is now offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the recovery of Heather Dianne McDonald and/or the identification which leads to the conviction of those involved in her disappearance. 

McDonald was last seen in the area of US-411 and I-75 in Cartersville, Georgia, at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2016. McDonald was last seen wearing yoga pants and a tank top. McDonald’s vehicle, a red, Jeep Wrangler, was located in the parking lot of the Courtesy Inn at 2335 US-411 in Cartersville, Georgia. McDonald is described as a white female, approximately 5'2” tall, 105 pounds, with brown eyes and wavy, shoulder-length brown hair.

Other assisting law enforcement agencies include the Cartersville Police Department and the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information in this matter should contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at (404) 577-8477.

FBI Atlanta is seeking information on the case of 27-year-old Heather McDonald, who disappeared mysteriously from Cartersville, Georgia in September 2016.