Police search rural land near Edmonton for woman last seen two months ago

EDMONTON — Police in Edmonton are searching a rural area on the city’s southeast edge this weekend for a woman who was last seen two months ago, and they’re asking property owners in the area to also help by checking their land.

Patricia Wendy Pangracs, 32, was last heard from on June 8 but wasn’t reported missing until a month later on July 8.

According to a news release police issued Saturday, a series of events before her disappearance suggests she was in the rural area.

Investigators also believe Pangracs was in the Beaumont area south of Edmonton, and Bruderheim area northeast of the city, sometime between the evening of Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8.

She is believed to have been travelling in a white 2011 Cadillac CTS, which had visible damage on the front passenger bumper.

The release says detectives from the Missing Persons Unit and Homicide Section are working together to locate Pangracs.

“Due to the large area of land we are searching, we are also asking residents who live or have property in the area of Range Road 233 and Township Road 514 to check their properties, sheds and other outbuildings for anything unusual,” Det. Jared Buhler with the EPS Homicide Section said in the release.

“It is possible that Ms. Pangracs may have sought shelter or left personal property in the area.”

Investigators say Pangracs’ disappearance is considered out of character. They’ve released a map of a route through Beaumont that they believe the woman may have taken. They’re asking people with surveillance video of the route between 3:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. on June 8 to contact them immediately.

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