Police looking for missing woman near Powhite bridge

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Police Department is asking for assistance to locate a missing person.

Jill Edmonds, 40, disappeared on Monday.  Her vehicle was found abandoned on the shoulder of the northbound lanes of the Powhite Parkway as it crosses the James River.

An extensive search of the river and the riverbanks by Richmond police officers and firefighters, with the assistance of the Virginia State Police helicopter, turned up no trace of her.

Edmonds is described as a black female, 40 years old, 5'4" tall, 157 pounds with straight, shoulder-length black hair.

Richmond Police are asking anyone who may have any information on the whereabouts of Jill Edmonds to contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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