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UPDATE: Pittsburgh Police Seek the Public's Help to Find a Missing Senior Citizen

Date: March 19, 2021
Incident Type: Missing Person
Location: Zone 5
Summary:

UPDATE: 03/20/21 4:58 p.m.

The body of a woman discovered on March 19 in Wilkinsburg has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as the missing person from Pittsburgh, Maxine Gillis.

Allegheny County Police are investigating.

Pittsburgh Police would like to thank everyone who contributed to the search for Maxine Gillis.

Original Post:

Pittsburgh Police seek the public's assistance in finding a missing senior citizen.

Maxine Gillis, 79, suffers from a medical condition and is considered at risk. She is 5'4" tall with brown eyes and was last seen wearing brown pants and a brown pullover.

Maxine was dropped off at a family member's home by taxi at about 1 a.m. from the VA hospital, but did not show up in the 2100 block of Park Hill Drive as planned.

If you have any information about her whereabouts, please call 9-1-1.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-03-19
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov