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    IA - Rita Papakee, 41, Meskwaki Nation, 16 Jan 2015

    Rita Papakee

    TAMA COUNTY — Tuesday searchers spent another evening looking for a woman first reported missing last month. 41-year-old Rita Papakee was reporting missing to law enforcement January 1.

    Thirty-eight of Papakee’s family and friends spent an hour searching a wooded area near the Meskwaki Powwow grounds looking for any sign of her, Tuesday, from 4:30 to nightfall. A larger group searched the area Monday night.

    Family said the Tama County woman lives with her daughter. Her cousin Noelle Youngbear said Papakee left home more than a month ago and disappeared without a trace.
    Read more at http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/sea...LxEe5V4MXzC.99
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    Update: Search continues for missing woman

    At News-Herald deadline on Wednesday no trace of Rita Janelle Papakee, 41, had been found after searches were conducted on Monday and Tuesday.

    http://www.tamatoledonews.com/page/c....jkU4KESF.dpuf

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    Papakee was last seen on January 16 when her sister dropped her off at a friend's home on the Meskwaki settlement. They said the mother of four had a habit of disappearing for a couple weeks at time, but never this long.

    Tribal police have partnered with the FBI and other agencies to find Papakee.

    http://www.kcci.com/news/family-begs...-case/32639812

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    Rita has been added to NamUs.
    Case Information
    Status Missing
    First name Rita
    Middle name Janelle
    Last name Papakee
    Nickname/Alias
    Date last seen January 16, 2015 00:00
    Date entered 05/28/2015
    Age last seen 41 to years old
    Age now 42 years old
    Race Native American
    Ethnicity
    Sex Female
    Height (inches) 64.0
    Weight (pounds) 200.0
    Dental Status: Dental information / charting is currently not available
    DNA Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete
    Fingerprint Information Status: Fingerprint information is currently not available

    https://findthemissing.org/en/cases/show/28859
    Last edited by KateB; 01-16-2016 at 05:00 PM. Reason: add link.

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