Texas Rangers Cold Case Investigation Details


Hailey   Dunn

REFERENCE NUMBER: 153 - Unsolved
RACE: White
SEX: Female
CITY: Colorado City
COUNTY: Mitchell
SUSPECTS: Shawn Adkins


Hailey DUNN, 13, was an outgoing 8th grade student at Colorado City Middle School located in Mitchell County, Texas. Hailey was a cheerleader, active in sports and band. On 12-27-2010, Hailey was last seen leaving her mother's house to go to a friend's house, but never arrived. On 12-28-2010, Hailey's mother reported her missing. On 03-16-2013, the remains of Hailey were located near Lake J.B. Thomas in Scurry County, Texas.

On 06/13/2021, Shawn Adkins was arrested for the murder of Hailey Dunn. At the time of the offense, Adkins was the boyfriend of Hailey's mother. On 6/26/2023, the charges against Adkins were dismissed for further investigation. This investigation will continue.

All persons are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.

Texas Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of the person/persons responsible for this crime. To be eligible for the cash rewards, tipsters MUST call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS (8477). All tips are anonymous. Tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

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