Snohomish Co. detectives seek missing 74-year-old woman

ARLINGTON, Wash. - Snohomish County Sheriff's Office detectives are are asking for the public's help in locating a 74-year-old woman missing since mid-November.

Joanne E. Kay disappeared after leaving Cascade Valley Hospital on Nov. 16. Her family believes she left the hospital either on foot or by taxi cab. She has not returned to her residence or contacted any friends.

Sincer her disappearance, Kay has been without a purse, vehicle or cell phone. Investigators believe she may be in Arlington, Stanwood or Camano Island.

She is described as 5-feet-3-inches tall, weighing 110 pounds with thin gray hair. She often wears a wig and jewelry with large stones.

If anyone has seen Kay or has information about her, they are asked to contact the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office tip line at 425-388-3845.