Taunted by an Anonymous Caller: The Murder of Dorothy Jane Scott

Kym L Pasqualini
8 min readDec 26, 2020
Dorothy Jane Scott and her 4-year-old son Shawn. Photo courtesy of Crime Blogger 1983.

It was a pleasant summer night in Anaheim, California, on May 28, 1980. Dorothy Jane Scott, 32, was at a meeting at work. She brought it to the attention of her coworker, Conrad, that he didn’t look well and had a red mark and swelling on his arm. Dorothy offered to take him to the hospital and her other coworker, Pam Head, offered to accompany her to take Conrad to the emergency…

Kym L Pasqualini

A veteran crime victim advocate who loves to write. Founder and CEO of the National Center for Missing Adults from 1994–2010.