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Police locate a Hilo woman reported missing

UPDATED (1/25/17)

Hawaiʻi Island police have located 27-year-old Samantha McVay of Hilo, who was reported missing. She was found in good health in Hilo on January 12.


Samantha McVay

Samantha McVay

Hawaiʻi Island police are searching for a 27-year-old Hilo woman who was reported missing.

Samantha McVay, was last seen around 1 p.m. Sunday, (January 8) in the Wainaku area of Hilo, but she may be making her way to Kona. She is described as Caucasian, 5-foot-7, 135 pounds with dark hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink tank top and blue denim shorts. She has a medical condition that requires medication.

Police ask anyone with information on her whereabouts to call Officer Robert Kamau or Officer Kelly Moniz at 961-2284 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

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