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Tonganoxie police asking for help in finding missing resident

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October 29, 2015

Loretta J. Jewell last was in contact with her family Oct. 18, 2015. Tonganoxie police released a statement Oct. 29, 2015, asking for any information from the public about Jewell's whereabouts.

Loretta J. Jewell last was in contact with her family Oct. 18, 2015. Tonganoxie police released a statement Oct. 29, 2015, asking for any information from the public about Jewell's whereabouts.

Tonganoxie police are asking for the public’s assistance in a missing-person case.

Law enforcement officials are trying to find Loretta J. Jewell, 57, a Tonganoxie resident who has been missing nearly two weeks.

Jewell, a white female who is 5 feet 5 inches tall and 120 pounds, has brown medium-length hair and brown eyes.

She last contacted her family on Oct. 18 and has not had contact with them since that day.

Jewell owns and drives a silver 1999 Ford Crown Victoria sedan with Kansas license plate 567 HLM. It is a Leavenworth County tag (county abbreviation LV).

Jewell has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and is thought to be off her medication, according to a police media release.

Anyone with information about Jewell should contact Leavenworth County dispatchers by calling 913-682-5724, 913-724-1313 or 855-301-8423.

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