Friday, June 18, 2010

Mentally-challenged Nashville woman missing

Craig Townsend, 51, is married to Finnie's mother.

Jamella Finnie was last seen with her mother's husband in the parking lot of the Walmart on Nolensville Pike

WKRN Channel 2 News
Posted: Jun 17, 2010 10:51 PM CDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Officers are asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing woman who is mentally challenged and suffers from hypoglycemia and seizures.

Jamella Finnie, 31, of Nashville, was last seen just after 2 p.m. Thursday outside the Walmart on Nolensville Pike.

Metro police said Finnie was a passenger in a car driven by her mother's husband, 51-year-old Craig Townsend.

Finnie's mother told police she went inside the store to shop while Townsend and Finnie waited in the parking lot.

When she came back outside, they were gone.

Townsend is driving a 2004 brown Kia Optima sedan with Tennessee license plate No. 397-VLF.

Finnie's mother told police that her daughter requires life-sustaining medication that Townsend does not have in his possession.

He also does not have a cell phone.

Finnie is five feet, three inches tall and weighs 115 pounds. She has shoulder-length, braided hair.

She was last seen wearing blue jeans, white tennis shoes and gold earrings.

Anyone with information on her or Townsend's whereabouts is asked to call Metro police at 615-862-8600.

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