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High Risk Missing Person Sought

 

Myra Sheek, 61, Missing for Past Four Days

–Updated Below–

 

Skippy Massey
Humboldt Sentinel

 

From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

On Friday, January 18 at approximately 11:30 a.m., the
Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the owner of
Aguilar Manor Assisted Living Facility located at 6433 Eggert
Road, Eureka, that resident Myra Sheek was missing.

The resident went for a walk at 11:00 a.m. that day and did not return.  Normally Sheek never walks more than a block away from the home and returns within a short period of time.

The owner told the investigating deputy that the missing female has some medical issues which raised the concern for her welfare.

HCSO Deputies and Sheriff’s Citizens on Patrol (S.C.O.P.) searched the area for Sheek, but could not find her.  Several neighbors were contacted but also had not seen her.

The Sheriff’s Office is requesting the publics help in locating her.

sheekMyra Sheek is described as follows:

  • 61 years old
  • White Female
  • Height 5-6 and weight 200 lbs
  • Brown hair and brown eyes

She was last seen wearing a denim jacket, yellow sweat pants.  She wears glasses.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this
case is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251.

UPDATE:  On Wednesday, January 23 at 9:30 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office reported that 61 year-old Myra Sheek was  found in the woods off of Eggert Road.  Medical personnel were called to the scene but there was no confirmation of her condition given.

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(Posted by Skippy Massey)

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