Home » Emily Benjamin, 34: Car Found Abandoned In Virginia
- A welfare check was executed and she claimed she was out of town
- Her car was found abandoned
- She has not had contact with her loved ones
A concerned family hopes that attention to this case will help bring Emily Benjamin home. In this Sterling, Virginia story, police reportedly do not believe that the missing person has fallen victim to foul play; yet, the authorities are still asking the public for help due to its mysterious nature.
According to reports, it was on September 2 when the Culpeper Police Department executed a welfare check on Emily Benjamin. Who called for that check and why they believed it was necessary remains unclear, but it was stated that the authorities were able to get into contact with the 34-year-old. During that conversation, Emily reportedly told police that she was just fine, but was on a road trip out of town. Police claim she said she would be returning home in two weeks, but it was not shared if she was alone or in the company of others. However, Emily has not yet made it back to her residence.
On September 20, Emily’s vehicle was located in front of an Auto Zone car parts store in Sterling, a city just right outside of Washington, D.C. It is unclear if it was abandoned or if there was an issue with the vehicle that kept it from operating properly. Her family was said to have expressed that they do not know how Emily would travel without her car.
As previously stated, investigators do not believe this is a case involving foul play but any information regarding the status of their investigation is unknown. Emily’s family has taken to social media to help spread awareness about this case.
At the time of her disappearance, Emily Benjamin stood 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighed 220 pounds. She has brown hair, brown eyes, and sometimes wears glasses. Emily has a birthmark on her left leg.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Culpeper Police Department at (540) 727-7900, (540) 727-3430 (ext. 5530), or their local authorities. The agency case number is 2209-0163.
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