Missing Person RENEE LAMANNA Official Press Release

For Immediate Release – September 4, 2015

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and

Chief Chad Callahan – Ocean City Police Department are seeking the assistance of the

public in locating and/or identifying a homeless woman from the Virginia and North

Carolina area, who may be a 21 year old missing person.

In January of 1994, Renee LaManna was reported missing to the Ocean City (New

Jersey) Police Department and entered into NCIC as a Missing Person.

In January of 2015, a check of databases was conducted and it appears that Renee had

been quarried numerous times in various locations throughout the United States, since

1994. It is believed that she is traveling from area to area, utilizing homeless shelters,

and missions as means of shelter.

In February of 2015, a call was received by family members from a civilian, who

assisted a “homeless person” believed to be Renee, in the Franklin County, Virginia

area. This civilian aided a woman who matched a photograph which was posted on

social media and contacted family members in October of 2014. Since that time, she

has departed to an unconfirmed location. However, has been seen and assisted by

other good samaritans in the Virginia and North Carolina area.

The attached photograph was taken by a law enforcement agency from the Asheville,

North Carolina area during an intervention. This woman displayed has utilized several

different names during her interaction with law enforcement. However, has never been

able to supply any valid identification. This woman is believed by family members to be

Renee LaManna, however, her identity has not been confirmed.

Anyone who may have information regarding this person may contact Detective

Cradock at the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office 609-465-1135 or by e-mail

(mcradock@cmcpros.net) or Detective Koob, Ocean City Police Department,

609-399-9111 or by e-mail (rkoob@ocnj.us)

Prosecutor Taylor, Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and Chief Chad Callahan,

Ocean City Police Department recognize the efforts of all involved in their attempts to

locate and identify this woman and have a successful conclusion regarding this