Vereley Loriel Banks

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Above Images: Banks, circa 2011

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 9, 2011 from Newport News, Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 60 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'11 - 5'2, 182 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Gray hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black shirt and black and white pants.
  • Medical Conditions: Banks is a dependent adult and classified as disabled. She needs medication which she doesn't have with her.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Banks was last seen in Newport News, Virginia on June 9, 2011. She left Hilton Plaza, the assisted living facility where she lived in the 300 block of Main Street, on June 8. A staff member tried to convince her to return to the facility, but she ignored the person and kept walking away. At 6:00 a.m. the next day, a Hilton Plaza employee saw Banks on a street corner at the intersection of 18th Street and Roanoke Avenue. This employee tried to get Banks to return to the assisted living facility, but Banks refused to do so. In the months following her disappearance, there reported sightings of Banks along Warwick Boulevard near the Christopher Newport University campus. She hasn't been seen or heard from since 2011, however, and her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Newport News Police Department
    757-928-4100

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    Source Information
    Virginia State Police
    The Virginian-Pilot
    NamUs
    WAVY 10

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 9, 2016; casefile added.

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