FBI: Reward offered for information regarding missing Native American woman
YAKIMA, Wash. - Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) say they are offering a reward up to $10,000 for information that leads to a woman who disappeared from Yakima County in March 2016.
Authorities say Felina Blanch Metsker, 33, from Harrah was last seen between 2 and 3 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016 in Harrah. The FBI is investigating along with Yakama Nation Tribal Police in the "suspicious" circumstances of Metsker's disappearance.
Authorities say Metsker was sleeping inside a trailer at that time. She was reported missing on April 1, 2016 to authorities and that is when they say they responded to the missing person's report and possible crime scene at the trailer.
Some blankets and a plastic window covering was also reported missing from the trailer where Metsker was last known to be, say federal agents.
Metsker, 33, is Native American, has brown hair, black eyes, is 5-feet 6-inches tall, weighs 180 pounds, and has a tattoo on her inner left arm, according to the FBI.
"Ms. Metsker's family deserves to know what happened to their loved one, and someone in the community possesses the critical clues. The FBI is offering a substantial reward to the person who can help solve this case," saidSenior Supervisory Resident Agent William Leahy.
Anyone with information regarding Metsker's and what happened surrounding her disappearance is asked to please contact the local FBI office in Seattle at (206) 622-0460 or to contact the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.