IW sheriff seeks missing woman

Published 7:00 pm Thursday, March 1, 2012

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

Lee Phillips Hughes left her home on Tomlin Hill Drive in Zuni during bad weather conditions on Feb. 19, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. She was intoxicated and wearing only jeans, a white T-shirt and sneakers.


She is an insulin-dependent diabetic and left without medical supplies, according to the release.

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Hughes is a 53-year-old white female, 5 feet 2 inches tall, 150 pounds with green eyes, shoulder-length auburn hair and a very light complexion.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call 357-2151.