Search underway for missing woman in Spotsylvania

Ramona Denise Brehun
Ramona Denise Brehun

SPOTSYLVANIA, VA (WWBT) – The Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a woman who has been missing for more than two months.

Ramona Denise Brehun has been missing since October 5. While Brehun has a history of leaving home for several days, this recent disappearance has family members concerned for her safety.

Brehun is a 52-year-old black female, 5'4" and approximately 110 lbs. Brehun is described as having brown eyes and black hair, which is typically pulled back. Please note, the most current photo we have of Ms. Brehun, as provided by the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office, is approximately 25 years old.

If you've seen Brehun, or know anything that can help police, you're asked to call Detective Greg Cater at (540)507-7115 or (540) 582-7115.

The following press release is from the Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office:

Spotsylvania Detectives and Spotsylvania Search and Rescue have been conducting a search for a missing female in the area of Morris Road.  This search is for Ramona Denise Brehun who has been missing since October 5, 2011.  Ms. Brehun was reported missing sometime after the 5th by family members.  She has resided in the area of Morris Road.  It was reported by family members that Ms. Brehun had a history of leaving unannounced and would stay gone for several days, however in this recent disappearance the family is concerned for her safety.  She has also been known to stay on vacant homes and out buildings in the area. Detectives have checked with local homeless shelters, hospitals and jails with negative results.

This recent search is to elicit information from the public.  We are asking the public assistance to come forward if they have seen Ms. Brehun or have noticed anything unusual on their property.  Numerous other search teams from other jurisdictions have assisted in this weekends search.  It is unknown at this time how long the search in this particular area will continue.  Since the reverse 911 went out on Friday evening several citizens in the area have come forward to offer information.  Detectives are following up on this information.

**Please note that the picture on the attached flyer is approximately twenty five years old.  Ms. Brehun is described as a black female, 52 years old, 5'4" and weighing approximately 110 lbs. She has brown eyes and black hair which is typically pulled back.  Her friends and family describe her as always having a smile on her face.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Detective Greg Cater at 540.507.7115 or 540.582.7115.

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