Search Widens for Missing Ste. Genevieve Woman

Brett Blume (@brettblumekmox)

STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. (KMOX) – Despite widespread searches and police blockades, there’s still no sign of a Ste. Genevieve woman who vanished from her home two weeks ago.

Lynn Messer, 52, has been missing since July 8, when her husband awoke and was unable to find her.

Ste. Genevieve County sheriff’s lieutenant Lance White says they quickly organized a ground and air search for the missing woman.

“A massive search of approximately 270 acres of farm and surrounding numerous acreage, roads, ponds was conducted in an attempt to locate Lynn Messer,” he says.

He says the search has been expanded with the use of K-9 teams and volunteer searches, including some people from outside the state.

Lynn Messer is described as a 52-year-old white female with long, graying hair and glasses.

A “Find Lynn Messer” Facebook page has been set up for public tips as the search continues.

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