A 28-year-old woman who had been missing since Sunday under mysterious circumstances was found wandering along a California freeway, in a state of confusion. The family of Laura Lynne Stacy had alerted authorities after she went missing, and her cellphone and car were found over 30 miles from her Los Angeles apartment in a remote part of the California desert. In an interview with KTLA news, LAPD Detective Tim O'Quinn said, “There’s a lot of unknowns as to what transpired.”
The pretty, blonde Colorado native had moved to L.A. two months ago to pursue a career in real estate. According to police, Stacy calls at least one member of her family once a day, and none of them had heard from her since the weekend. Stacy’s cellphone was found in a puddle at Golden Valley Park in Santa Clarita, and her car was discovered Tuesday night with its doors locked along the side of a highway in a the desert area of Lancaster, California.
Soon after her family had arrived in the area, Stacy was found, suffering from dehydration and exposure to the elements, according to the Los Angeles Daily News. She was taken to a nearby hospital to be assessed and has been reunited with her family. Her mother surmises she got stranded and lost after going to the area to take photographs and encountering rough weather. Detective O’Quinn said at this time investigators have not found any signs of foul play in connection with the disappearance, but that could change as their inquiry continues.