Shanna Bell missing from Chicago Heights

UPDATE:  1/22/14 – Shanna is still missing.

The police spotted her a few times in a dangerous part of Chicago, per her mom.

UPDATE:  5/24/13 – Per Shanna’s mother she is missing again.  Please share her MP poster.

UPDATE:  4/19/13 – Shanna’s mother has notified MPofA that Shanna has been found and is now safe.


Shanna Marie Bell, 33, from Chicago Heights, Ill. in Cook County has been missing since March 16, 2013.

She was last seen at the Oakwood Apartment Complex on Dixie Highway. where she lived with her boyfriend Matt McNicholas.  The authorities said there was a disturbance call on March 15th and March 16th at the apartment.  Matt told the police he would leave for ht engirt so she could move her belongings out.  When he returned all of her things were still there and Shanna was gone.  She took her purse but did not take the car as it was not working.  No one has heard from her in over a month.

Shanna has freckles on her face and arms.  She has delicate long fingers and usually has a French manicure. She wears a silver Claddagh ring on her left hand.  She could be wearing flip-flops or beige knitted Ugg boots because her feet are swollen and cannot fit into shoes because she suffers from epilepsy and congestive heart failure.

If you have any information please contact Detective Steve Bakowsky in Criminal Investigations or Joseph Bruni, Chief of Investigations.

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2 Comments

  1. Shanna Marie Bell was located but never contacted anyone. She is in need of medical attention. Please contact Palatine Il police department at 847-359-9000

  2. Dena Bell Shanna was last seen April 19, 2013. She told the police she was going to go home but never arrived. We think she is being held against her will. Please if anyone has seen or heard from Shanna let me know via Facebook. Her family and friends are extremely worried about her. Please pass this on to everyone and anyone you know . We need to know if she's alive. We love her very and will never stop searching for her. Shanna we love you very much