69 year old goes missing

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a woman missing from residential care in Colchester.

Marlyn Gmaj, 69, is currently a resident at Severalls House in Boxted Road, Colchester and suffers from mental illness.

Police are healthcare professionals are concerned for her welfare. She has not been seen since Friday, January 10, after she failed to return having gone to the local shops at 9.30am.

She is described as white, 5ft 3ins tall, with shoulder length grey hair. She was wearing grey trousers, a brown roll-neck top, pink jacket and peach shoes.

Police believe she may have headed in to London.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Colchester on 101.


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Trevor Sherwood is the Editor of Police Hour. Trevor studied Crime and Investigation at Teesside Uni and has a background within policing.

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