The Edmond Sun

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May 12, 2014

Homicide unit investigates missing teen case

EDMOND — Homicide detectives are now investigating the disappearance of a Piedmont teen whose abandoned vehicle was found in Edmond.

Oklahoma City Police Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said the department’s homicide unit is now investigating the disappearance of Anne Josette Hill, 16, of Piedmont, a white female with brown hair, brown eyes, standing about 5-feet, 4-inches and weighing about 120 pounds.

“There are a few reasons for this move, obviously the length of time she’s been gone and also several factors our investigators have come across throughout the course of the investigation,” Wardlow said.

Wardlow said she could not release further details in the ongoing investigations.

“We just ask for anyone with any tip to call police,” Wardlow said. “No tip is too small.”

In the Oklahoma City Police Department’s missing persons report, Hill’s mother told an investigating officer she last saw her daughter during the evening of April 10 and last spoke with her during the evening of April 11 via a text message.

She said Anne was going to work out at a gym that Friday morning; the gym verified she did show up, the officer stated.

The officer stated a male said he last spoke with Anne at about 10 p.m. that evening about going to the movies; he last saw her at a McDonald’s at about 4 p.m. that Friday. He said she had been hanging around some bad people and he was concerned, the officer stated.

A second male said the previous night, he and Anne were at his brother’s residence in Edmond watching movies, the officer stated.

He said she left alone after the movie ended and he did not know where she went or who she went with, the officer stated. He said his brother lives close to the university but was unsure exactly where. He did not know what she was wearing, the officer stated.

In a previous report, Edmond Police Department spokeswoman Jenny Monroe said the vehicle the teen was driving, a white Monte Carlo, was found in the 700 block of Rockridge Circle, where Oklahoma City Police Officers picked it up.

Family members have been circulating a flier and created several web pages to assist in the effort to find their loved one. On Facebook, there’s “Find Anne Hill,” which contains an image of the flier.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Anne Josette Hill should call the Oklahoma City Police Department Homicide Tip Line at 297-1200.

marks@edmondsun.com | 341-2121, ext. 108

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