Dorothy Dee" Scofield (4 of Hearts, Florida)

Published: May 29, 2024, 7 a.m.

b'Ocala Police Chief Mike Balken was just a toddler when 12-year-old Dee Scofield disappeared from a local department store. When he was a teenager, he remembers his parents bringing up the missing little girl from his hometown. Later, as a dad, it would cause him to lie awake at night, worrying about his own daughter. And down the line, as a new detective, it would continue to haunt him when he began investigating the case for himself. And today\\u2026 even as a Chief of the entire department\\u2026 he won\\u2019t rest until he knows what happened to Dee Scofield.'