Elderly woman missing for weeks since leaving Arlington hospital

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking assistance in locating 74 year old, Joanne E. Kay, who has been missing after leaving Cascade Valley Hospital on November 16, 2012.

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.  She has been without a purse, vehicle or cell phone since that day.

Investigators believe she may be in Arlington, Stanwood or Camano Island.

Kay is 5’3”, 110 lbs. with thin gray hair and often wears a wig and jewelry with large stones.

If anyone has seen Kay or has information regarding her whereabouts, please contact the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 425-388-3845.