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Help needed in locating missing woman

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Posted at 1:34 PM, Jan 26, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-26 17:09:58-05

LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. — A family is asking for help in locating a missing woman. Shelia Jean Baker, 55, has been missing since Christmas, according to family.

She was in town for the Christmas holiday and stayed at a family member's home in Lafayette Parish. On Christmas, she was set to drive to the Lake Charles area to stay with her mother. She never made it, according to family.

The last time Sheila Baker was seen, she was caught on a highway camera driving on I-49 north in Rapides Parish. Her phone was pinged later that day at 7 pm in Bunkie. Baker drives a white 2008 Toyota Yaris with a Florida license plate number of PICI95.

She is described as having brown eyes, weighs between 150 to 170 and is 5'10" to 5'11."

If you have any information on her whereabouts, contact the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office at 337-236-5653, Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS(8477) or submit a tip on the Lafayette Sheriff App.

There will be a search party for Baker on Saturday, January 28, 2023. If you would like to participate, meet at the Carencro McDonald's off of I-49 (Exit 4) at 8 am. The search party will travel to Bunkie where they will search for Baker.

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