CHICAGO (CBS)– One of the two women who went missing in Gary has been located. Now, officials are asking for help in locating Jessica Flores, 36, a mother of six who is still missing.
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Flores and her friend Melina Cottrell were last seen together on a Facebook Live video in February. Police found a car partially burned in Chicago with some of Flores’ items inside.
Cottrell was found alive and safe Friday night, but Flores’ disappearance remains a mystery.
Sources say a witness told police Flores was killed, but her family is holding out hope she’s still alive. They believe Flores was in Gary because she was giving Cottrell a ride.READ MORE: Man, Woman Shot In Vehicle On Kedzie Avenue In East Garfield Park, Go On To Crash In Humboldt Park With Child In Car
“I am a God-fearing woman, and I believe that miracles happen all the time,” said Mady Perez, Flores’ sister. “I’m not going to stop searching until I find her.”
Drew Carter III is charged with kidnapping and murder in connection with Flores’ disappearance.
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Volunteers will meet at the Gary Police Department Sunday afternoon for another search party.