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Search Continues for Missing Washington Township Woman

Police need help tracking down Renee Sheppard.

Renee Sheppard of Washington Township has been reported missing.
Renee Sheppard of Washington Township has been reported missing.
A 39-year-old Washington Township woman is still missing after an extensive search Friday near a wooded area where she lived.

Renee Sheppard reportedly walked into a wooded area shortly after 9:45 a.m. Thursday to take a walk along a creek and has not been seen or heard from since. 

She is described as a white female, 5-feet, 4-inches tall, 110 lbs., with reddish brown hair. She was last seen wearing dark colored pants, a tan colored jacket and a black colored shirt. She was seen carrying a book with her and a cell phone. 

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Washington Township Police Department at 856-256-1212.
Angie Jones September 10, 2013 at 11:45 PM
Just saw on the news at 11 that they've recovered a body that they think may be Ms. Sheppard. I truly hope it is not true. So sad.
Angie Jones September 10, 2013 at 11:50 PM
I can't be the only one who thinks it is odd that if this is Ms. Shepard, it bears a striking resemblance to the Carol Reiff case. Both women are the petite, roughly the same weight and height, both with reddish hair, both walked out of their homes and disappeared as if into thin air, and if this turns out to be Sheppard, both bodies recovered a few days later in a wooded area. Both occurring just a few miles apart. I'd consider that pretty scary! Hope that the GTPD is on it!
Angie Jones September 12, 2013 at 11:17 PM
Has Patch updated this story yet? Her body was fond on Tuesday. Cause of death pending autopsy and toxicology reports. No outward signs of foul play. I don't care what they say, in a community like this, 2 dead women found in the woods, matching very similar descriptions, disappearing in the same way, like 5 miles apart?!? Are you kidding me!?! My thoughts and prayers go out to her loved ones. I hope they figure it out soon!

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