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UPDATE: Detectives Seek Information to Find Missing Person

Date: January 12, 2023
Incident Type: Missing Person
Location: Pittsburgh
Summary:

UPDATE: Joan DePante has been located and she is safe. Thank you to everyone for sharing the information.

Original post:

Detectives are seeking information on the whereabouts of Joan (also know as Joanne or Joanie) DePante. 

She was last seen on Thursday (1/12) at 11:00 a.m. around the 800 block of N. Highland Avenue. She may be headed toward Edgewood Town Center or Forest Hills.

She is 5'0", 115 pounds with short white hair and she was wearing blue pants, a black coat, shoes and possibly a hat. 

She suffers from dementia and is believed to be endangered. 

Anyone with information should call 9-1-1 or call Missing Persons at (412) 323-7141


Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller

2023-01-12
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov


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