Police Continue Searching for Missing Caruthersville Women

Police are asking that people “please keep looking” for missing woman Michelle Bell. On Monday, March 9, Caruthersville police said she has not been found after being missing for months. Police say she is suffering from mental illness and has been hallucinating. She is described as as 5-feet, 4-inches tall and 105 pounds with blonde hair and green eyes. She was wearing a pink shirt and pink leggings. Police say they believe she left Caruthersville around 2 a.m. in a maroon Chevy HHR. On Wednesday, January 15, Caruthersville said that people had called in and reported seeing 36-year-old Bell at her car that broke down at Exit 34 in Mississippi County, Arkansas. They ask that people keep calling with information. March 9 marks the third month since her disappearance. The victim’s family out flyers and traveled to farther areas to let others know about her. Her family hoped by getting the word out about her disappearance they could learn Bell’s whereabouts. Bell went missing around 11:43 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2020. An Endangered Person Advisory was issued two days later on December 10, 2020. Bell’s family expanded their search to Tennessee and Mississippi, but continued their efforts in Missouri and Arkansas. Several people have reportedly seen her near where her vehicle broke down at Exit 34. Police said a reward is being offered for the safe return of Bell. Police said she was last seen on Monday December 10, 2019 near her car. She was seen in Missouri, driving her car on I-55 Southbound, prior to the reported sightings around the car in Arkansas.

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