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The Cook County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a mentally ill woman who has been missing since May 9th. Sheriff Thomas Dart says 68 year old Marcella Somerville, of South Carolina, traveled to the Maine Township area to visit her Glenview-based sister, but became upset and fled the house when told she eventually would need to return to South Carolina. Authorities report Somerville, who is diagnosed with schizophrenia, is unfamiliar with the area, and left possessing 300-dollars in cash, but without a vehicle or cell phone. Sheriff Dart says the woman is suspected to have headed to a local homeless shelter or a train station, and anyone with information about this woman is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at (708) 865-4896.
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