Gone Without a Trace: The Mysterious Disappearance of Kaitlyn Ledbetter

10 min readFeb 20, 2024

**Information is obtained from the Where are they? Podcast and other online sources as cited**

Kaitlyn Abree Ledbetter was born and raised on the outskirts of Indianapolis. Her childhood seemed good, her parents were successful and owned real estate in the surrounding area.

However, finances would eventually become an issue, and Kaitlyn’s parents would divorce.

Tragically, her mother passed away in 2013, when Katilyn was just 18 years old and she and her younger brother would move to Tennessee to live with her father.

In 2021, Kaitlyn was 25 years old, still living with her father, Scott, in Overton County, Tennessee. She spent her days working, and evenings with her boyfriend of over a year, Dustin.

On May 2, 2021, early in the morning, Kaitlyn allegedly got into an argument with her dad’s girlfriend, Crystal. Scott was also home and witnessed this argument.

For some unknown reason, Kaitlyn felt threatened and panicked and would turn around and jump out of her bedroom window. She was still in her pajamas.

Scott said he saw his daughter run off into the woods.

That evening, there was still no sign of Kaitlyn and her sister would arrive from out of…




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