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Concern for Missing Bethesda Woman

For Immediate Release: Sunday, August 19, 2018

UPDATE: August 21, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. - Vanessa Mallory Kotz was located deceased.  There is no foul play suspected in her death. ____________________________________

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 2nd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Bethesda woman.

Vanessa Mallory Kotz, age 42, was last seen by family on Saturday, August 18 at approximately 10:00 a.m., when she left her Battery Lane residence on foot to attend a scheduled doctor’s appointment. Detectives continue to work to determine if Mallory Kotz arrived at her appointment.

Mallory Kotz is described as a white female, 5’ 2” tall, and weighing 170 pounds. She has blonde hair, brown eyes, and wears glasses. Mallory Kotz has a tattoo on her left shoulder and a tattoo on her right wrist.

Police and family are concerned for Mallory Kotz’s emotional and physical welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Vanessa Mallory Kotz is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24-7).

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Release ID: 18-349
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: missing-person