Kent, WA

She Called 911 Screaming For Help In 2009 And Has Never Been Seen Or Heard From Again

The Vivid Faces of the Vanished
Alyssa Angelique McLemoreThe Charley Project

21-year-old Alyssa Angelique McLemore lived with her mother and her grandmother in Kent, Washington. Alyssa helped care for her mother, Gracie, who suffered from scleroderma, a skin-tightening disease. She had a 3-year-old daughter, Neveah, who lived with her father.

On April 9, 2009, Alyssa spoke with her grandmother, Barbara, by phone around 6:30 pm. Barbara told Alyssa that her mother's condition was worsening, and Alyssa told her grandmother she would be home as soon as possible, Uncovered reports.

A witness reported seeing Alyssa that day near 30th Avenue South and Kent-Des Moines Road. The witness saw a green 1990's model pickup truck with a possible Oregon license plate approach Alyssa, the Charley Project reports.

During the early morning hours of April 10, 2009, several hours after Barbara and Alyssa spoke, officers with the Kent Police Department showed up at the family home. The 911 emergency line received a call from Alyssa's cell phone. A woman called 911 and screamed in the phone "Help me." A male voice can be heard saying "I'll hurt you" before the line dropped. The call lasted about 10 seconds. Alyssa's phone did not have a GPS tracker, and police traced her home address. Alyssa has never been seen or heard from again.

On April 13, 2009, just three days after her daughter vanished, Gracie died. No one could reach Alyssa to inform her of her mother's passing. On April 14, 2009, Alyssa was officially reported missing. Her family believes Alyssa is in danger and the possible victim of human sex trafficking, People reports.

Alyssa Angelique McLemore is 5'1"-5'3" and weighed 130 pounds when she vanished.

If you have any information, please contact the Kent Police Department at 253-856-5800.

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