MSP asks for public’s help locating missing woman in Palmer

Search crews are looking for woman missing from assisted living facility in Marquette County
Helen Elizabeth Kontio
Helen Elizabeth Kontio(MSP)
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 10:30 PM EDT|Updated: May. 10, 2022 at 3:45 PM EDT
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PALMER, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: With the recent power restoration in the Palmer area, investigators from the Negaunee Post are asking for the public’s assistance.

They are asking the public to check home surveillance cameras, outbuildings, and residences for any information that may be helpful in locating Helen Elizabeth Kontio.

Kontio was reported missing on May 9, 2022. Kontio was reportedly last seen near the Palmer softball field at approximately 9:00 p.m. on the evening she went missing. Search crews continue to actively look for Kontio in the Palmer area.

Last published: May 9, 2022 10:30:19 PM

A 65-year-old woman with cognitive issues is missing from an assisted living facility in Marquette County.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post are asking for assistance with finding a 65 year-old woman from the Palmer area who is missing.

The MSP says Helen Elizabeth Kontio is 5′4″ and 195 pounds. She was last seen wearing a blue and gold shirt, blue jean capri pants, white tennis shoes, and a dark blue jacket.

Kontio is a resident of the Marigold Assisted Living Facility in Palmer and was last seen outside the facility at approximately 1:00 p.m. Monday.

Kontio suffers from cognitive/psychological issues and is believed to still be in Marquette County.

If you see her, call the MSP Negaunee Post at 906-475-9922.

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