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Crews finish search of Grand River for missing woman

Posted at 11:15 AM, Jan 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-31 21:58:06-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police say dive teams are clearing from the city after not finding anything in a search of the Grand River near where a woman went missing earlier this week.

Tekeyta Teasley, 43, has been missing since 1 a.m. Wednesday. Her vehicle was found that afternoon on Monroe Avenue near Newberry Street in Grand Rapids. Teasley’s cellphone was found the next day in that area.

Police say she has recently expressed unhappiness and stress in her life and are concerned she may be in danger. Teasley also recently deleted her social media profile.

She is described as standing 5-foot-2, weighing 105 pounds and having tattoos on her forearm and shoulder. A description of what she was last seen wearing wasn’t available.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911, Silent Observer at 616-774-2345 or one of the investigators on the case:

  • Sgt. John Purlee at 616-456-3343 or 616-4223689
  • Detective Eric Gizzi at 616-456-4483 or 269-506-4963
  • Detective Dave Kadzban at 616-456-4151 or 616-379-1428