Woman missing on Montara Beach

[Update to reflect corrected name and height]


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Initial Incident Date: Type of Crime/Incident: Location:
Missing Person:


Thursday, June 13, 2013
Montara State Beach, Unincorporated San Mateo Co. 48 year old Ara Ghorgyi Ward (resident of San Mateo) Brown hair, Hazel eyes, 5′, 0″ in height, 110 pounds

San Mateo Coastside- On Wednesday evening June 12th, 2013, Ward and her boyfriend went to Montara State Beach. They fell asleep and the next morning when the boyfriend awoke Ward was gone. It is reported that Ward may be depressed and suicidal. Ward’s boyfriend reported her missing to the Sheriff’s Office on the morning of June 13th 2013.

California State Park Rangers as well as San Mateo County Sheriff’s Deputies searched the beach and cliff areas to no avail. At this time, additional search efforts on the coastside are continuing as well as follow-up with Ward’s family and friends.

Ward was last seen wearing a pink blouse, black sweat pants and no shoes.

If you see the above listed missing person or know where she might be located, please contact San Mateo County Detective Lisandro Lopez at 650-363-4055 or via e-mail lxlopez@smcgov.org You may also remain anonymous by calling the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 1-800-547-2700.

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