Holly Hill cops: Mentally challenged woman, 48, missing

Carol Jean PaceIf you see the woman shown here, Carol Jean Pace, please call Holy Hill police at 386-248-9475. She's been reported missing and endangered.

HOLLY HILL -- Police are seeking the public's help in locating Carol Jean Pace, 48, who was reported missing from 522 Ridgewood Ave., Apt. No. 5, in Holly Hill on April 18, 2012.

"According to Ms. Pace's associates, she has not been seen at that location since April 13," Holly Hill Police Chief Mark Barker said.  "Ms. Pace is considered mentally challenged and may be in danger of exploitation. At the time of her disappearance she was depressed over the recent death of her boyfriend."

Those lose to her told police that she left behind all of her clothing, medication, and personal belongings when she left the apartment, Barker said, adding cops were told she has no known living relatives in the area.

Pace is known to hang out on the Ridgewood Avenue corridor of Holly Hill and Daytona Beach, and has in the past, visited the Homeless Coalition in Daytona Beach. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to call the Holly Hill Police Department at 386-248-9475 or their local law enforcement agency if she is outside of the Holly Hill area.

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