Chicago Activists Fear The Worst After Four Girls And Women Disappear Within Miles Of Each Other, Two Found Dead
What is happening in Chicago?
Within the past four months, four Chicago girls and women have vanished. Some have turned up dead while others have yet to be found.
Since March, a pattern emerged of young girls and women disappearing within miles of one another in the Windy City. One of the earliest missing girls is 18-year-old Anna Stanislawczyk, who has been missing since March 16 according to CBS Chicago. Thirteen-year-old Yasminda Mitchell has also been missing since May 31 from the area of 100 W. 47th Street.
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In the last few week, Shantieya Smith, 26, and Victoria Garrett, 15, have also gone missing.
Garrett’s whereabouts have been unknown since June 5. Smith went missing around May 25 and was discovered dead Thursday, June 7, in a garage in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office states the autopsy was inconclusive and pending further investigation.
The Sun-Times reports the disappearances of Smith and 15-year-old Sadaria Davis may have been connected. On April 25, Davis vanished after leaving her East Garfield Park neighborhood. There is no informationon her whereabouts in the nearly three months she has been missing.
CHICAGO:— acid burn (@Steve_Mahanahan) June 7, 2018
Victoria Garrett(15) was last seen Tuesday. Sadaria Davis(15) was found dead 6 blocks away frm her home. Shantieya Smith & Anna Stanislawczyk have been missing for weeks. These girls&women were last seen on the West Side in close proximity. pic.twitter.com/E1uUc7pMo5
CPD hasn’t linked these cases together but there’s some shit going on. Latonya Moore, Shantieya’s mother, says CPD isn’t doing anything for them or their community.— acid burn (@Steve_Mahanahan) June 7, 2018
This story will be updated with any new information.