Arizona State professor goes missing while camping FOUND


UPDATE 5/9/16 – Debra’s body was found about ½ mile from her campsite in an  canyon near Oak Creek Canyon by searchers.  No foul play is suspected.

Original story: Debra Schwartz, 59,  from Tempe, Az went missing from a campsite on Friday.  Debra is a  ASU professor in Oak Creek Canyon near Sedona and she was last seen at the Pine Flat Campground.

“We found her car; her tent was at the camp intact,” Gerry Blair with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Departmen told 12 News. “She left a number of things behind.”

Her car and her text and camping equipment was found.

Schwartz is described about 5 feet 4 inches tall and 160 pounds. She has green eyes and brown hair.

If you have seen her, please contact the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-338-7888, 928-774-4523 or call Silent Witness at (928) 774-6111.

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Jerrie Dean, who is retired from Federal Law Enforcement, is the Founder of Missing Persons of America. Jerrie has done interviews with “BBC News,” "LA Times," “Fox News," and the "Discovery Channel,” reported on the missing on KNSJ radio, and was featured on the Investigative Discovery Channel show, "Happily N'ever After."

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