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Colorado woman in need of medication missing, last seen in South Fork on Jan. 2

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Posted at 11:38 AM, Jan 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 13:38:33-05

SOUTH FORK, Colo. – A Colorado woman in need of medication has not been seen since Jan. 2, and the South Fork Police Department is hoping the public can help find her.

Marlena Rena Mizell, 49, was last seen at the Rainbow Grocery gas station in South Fork on Jan. 2, according to police, who said her cell phone would later ping that day about 33 miles north of the cell tower in Dulce, NM, which is around 44 miles away from her she was last seen.

Police said Mizell was wearing a black, one-piece pant jump suit and no coat at the time of her disappearance. She was traveling in her blue 2010, 4-door Ford Focus, bearing license plate NMK-6502. It’s unknown if the plates were from the state of Colorado.

Mizell has high cheek bones and scars on her chin and neck, her ears are pierced and she was two tattoos; a hummingbird near her stomach and a butterfly on her ankle, according to a missing person bulletin. She is 5-feet, 3-inches tall and has dark brown hair and light blue eyes, and weighs 140 lbs.

Police said Mizell requires medication she does not currently have and may require medical attention.

If you have any information about the missing woman or her whereabouts, you are asked to contact the South Fork Police Department at (719) 873-1040.