REDMOND, OR -- Redmond Police report a woman reported missing has been found safe in California. Linda Whipple has been in contact with family and they say she is in Oceanside, California.
January 11, 2015:
Redmond Police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman who hasn't been seen since December 28, 2014. Investigators say it is unusual for 57-year old Linda Whipple to not show up for work or check in with family. There are no signs or indications foul play is involved.
Whipple's cell phone data indicates the phone may have been in the Newport, Oregon area. Newport Police are searching the area, but so far, there has been no sign of her. Whipple is associated with a blue Kia Forte with OR plate 944-GVG. She is white, about 5'05" and approximately 125 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call local law enforcement, and reference case #15-1912.