UPDATE – From Roanoke Police Department: On April 20th the Roanoke Police Department asked for the public’s assistance in locating Edme Merle-Perez, age 38, of Roanoke. At this time in the investigation, detectives do not believe Merle-Perez left on her own accord and have still not been able to locate her. Detectives have conducted numerous interviews regarding her whereabouts and have executed several search warrants involving items belonging to Merle-Perez. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the RPD tip line at 540-344-8500. Callers can remain anonymous. Anonymous text messages can be sent to 274637. Please begin any text message with the keyword “RoanokePD:” to ensure that it’s properly sent.

Original post on 4/20/17: The Roanoke Police Department needs your assistance in locating a missing person. We are asking for the community’s help in finding Edme Merle-Perez, age 38 of Roanoke. She was last seen March 3, 2017 and was reported missing to police by her family on March 27, 2017. Anyone with information on her location, or any information to assist in this investigation, can call our tip line at 344-8500.