Pritchett was last seen in Mobile County, Alabama on January 31, 1998. her husband, Clarence Pritchett, told investigators that Pritchett planned to meet a friend at Austin's Party Palace in Mobile for a night out. But the mother of three never showed up. He reported her as missing the next day. She has never been found and no one has been charged in the case. Clarence, the main suspect in her disappearance, pleaded guilty to attempted murder seven years later for shooting at Debra's ex-husband in September 1996 with a . 30-30 rifle.