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Search continues for missing North Fort Myers mom after more than two years

Posted: 2:25 PM, Aug 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-16 08:51:05-04
Family increasingly worried about missing mom

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s continued help trying to locate a woman who’s been missing for more than two years.

Keri Ann Cefarelli was last seen on January 5, 2017 when she left her home in North Fort Myers. Several days after her disappearance, there were some verified sightings of Cefarelli in the central Fort Myers area along US 41, but since that time there have been no further reports.

According to family members, it was unlike Cefarelli to take off for an extended period, and as time has continued to pass, their concerns for her safety have only increased.

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“Keri was dealing with issues in her life, but the one constant center of her world was her son – and leaving him without saying a word just isn’t something she would do,” said Trish Routte, Crime Stoppers Coordinator. “We’re hoping that someone will recognize her photo and be able to share with us where and when they saw her last. Her family is extremely concerned for her safety and wellbeing, and they just need to know that she’s ok.”

Cefarelli is now 42 years old, 5’5”, 120 pounds, with a tattoo of a flower on her right shoulder and a cat on her ankle.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Cefarelli is asked to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000. Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip on the P3Tips mobile app.