Prince William County

Information Sought in 2010 Disappearance of Shane Donahue

Prince William County police are asking the public for any information that will help them locate a man who has been missing for six years. 

Shane Donahue was last seen at his Nokesville, Virginia, home on March 22, 2010. Police say Donahue did not have access to a car at the time of his disappearance. 

According to a 2014 report by, Donahue was paid $5,000 the day he vanished for an odd job he had completed. He reportedly paid a friend $1,000 for helping with the job. 

That friend was at one point considered a person of interest in Donahue's disappearance, but he was never charged, InsideNova reported.

At the time of his disappearance, Donahue was 23 years old, 5-foot-11 and weighed 180 pounds. He had brown hair and brown eyes. No clothing description was available. 

Donahue now would be 29 years old. 

Anyone with information that can help police is asked to call the Crime Solvers hotline at 703-670-3700.

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