38 year old Karen Day was reported missing on December 22, 2011 after she failed to show up for a family holiday gathering. Day was reported last seen on December 18 by her landlord. Day also left her car at an auto shop for repairs on December 18 and it has not been picked up. According to police, Day left her purse, cellphone and wallet behind.
Missing: Karen Day – Pic courtesy of the Oceanside Police Department
Day’s sister reported her missing on Dec. 22 when she failed to arrive for a family holiday gathering in Northern California.
Day was last seen by her landlord on Dec. 28 [editors note: this is an incorrect date typo, should be 12/18] at approximately 5:00 p.m. She left her purse, cell phone and wallet behind and has not been heard from since.
Her car was left at a shop for repairs on Dec. 18 and it has not been picked up.
The family said that Day’s actions are out of character and they are concerned for her safety. The police believe the circumstances to be suspicious.
So was the vehicle left at the auto shop on the 18th before or after the landlord reported say her at 5 pm? Who was the last to see her, those at the shop or the landlord? How did Karen Day get home from the shop if she left her car there?
If any one has any information regarding the whereabouts of missing Karen Day, please contact the Oceanside Police Dispatch Center at 760-435-4911.
UPDATE I: Jose Ortiz Giron accused of sexually assaulting two female customers at the Oceanside tire shop where he worked. This may not be where Karen Day brought her car, but a coincidence that that this has occurred.
UPDATE II: Karen’s sister has set up a “Help Find My Sister, Karen Day” facebook