UPDATE: 11/10/12 -The body of Katrina Smith has been found in the Rock River.
UPDATE: 10/26/12 – Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police today revealed that the woman’s purse, cell phone and a bloody towel were found in the same area as her abandoned new car. Her cell phone was recovered in the 700 block of Ralston Road on Thursday.
Katrina A. Smith, 30, from Machesney Park, Ill. was reported missing by her husband on Tuesday, October 23. Her car was located later that evening, unoccupied, at the intersection of Obispo and Ventura in Machesney Park.
Smith, who worked in the human resources department at Camryn Company in Belvidere, went shopping Monday night, and then was reportedly last seen that night by her husband when she left their home to run an additional errand around 9 p.m.
Her blue 2012 Chevrolet Cruze four-door was seen by neighbors during the day, and then was located later that evening, unoccupied, at the intersection of Obispo and Ventura in Machesney Park. .
The sheriff’s department says Smith was reportedly last seen by her husband late Monday night when she left to run an errand. It is currently unknown whether Smith left on her own or is the victim of foul play.
Anyone with information on Smith’s whereabouts is asked to call the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department at 815-319-6400 or CrimeStoppers at 815-963-7867.