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Missing woman: Matsuda-Brownlea 06-24-10

Hawai’i Police Department
Criminal Investigations Section, Area I
Acting Lieutenant Reed Mahuna
Phone: 961-2252
June 24, 2010
Report No. C10017841

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Verna Matsuda-Brownlea
…missing since June 23

Media Release

Big Island police are searching for a 61-year-old woman reported as missing from Volcano.

Verna Matsuda-Brownlea was last seen at Cooper Center around 1 p.m. Wednesday (June 23).

She is described as Asian, 4-foot-10, 100 pounds with long black hair, brown eyes and a black spot on her right forehead.

She was last seen wearing a white blouse, a blue denim jacket, denim jeans cut slightly blow the knees, black stockings and black shoes.

Police ask that anyone with information on her whereabouts call Detective Wendall Carter at 961-2378 or the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311. Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 in Hilo or 329-8181 in Kona. All Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.

Pronunciation guide: Brownlea = “Brown-lee”