Woman attends Portland conference; goes missing FOUND

UPDATE 8/9/17 – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office stated that Demi has been found safe.  She was located in Roseburg around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Lane County sheriff’s deputies found Demi Helenius, 23, in Roseburg at 8:30 p.m. based on a tip from the public, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.

“Ms. Helenius left on her own for personal reasons,” the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement, reports Oregon Live. “Ms. Helenius was found to be not in danger and in very good health. Though the manner in which she did it caused a lot of people, including us, much concern, we respect her privacy.”


UPDATE 8/7/17 – Police have found Demi’s car.  It was found in Cottage Grove on Monday.


Original Story:  Demi Helenius, 23, from Washington County went missing in Portland, Oregon while attending a self-help conference on Saturday, August 5, 2017.  Demi was attending the Landmark Worldwide Forum at the Embassy Suites Hotel.  The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding her and are stating her disappearance is unusual.

Demi’s phone was found by a man who gave it to a worker at a Dairy Queen in Creswell, Oregon.  There is no explanation why he decided to leave it there.  The police are hoping to locate and talk with the man.

“After some strange circumstances, Demi’s phone was given to a worker at a Dairy Queen in Creswell, Oregon last night by a man passing through the drive through,” Sgt. David Thompson with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office told KOIN news.

Demi may be driving her black 2013 VW bug with Oregon license plate 855-HNH.  If you see her or her vehicle, please police at 503-846-2500.

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