The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public's help locating 28-year-old Mengqi Ji Elledge. She was last seen at her residence in the 2600 block of Eastwood Drive on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at approximately 11:30 p.m., when she went to bed. It was reported that when her husband woke up Wednesday, Oct. 9, at approximately 5 a.m., she was gone. He reported her missing at approximately 5:45 p.m.on *Oct. 10.
Mengqi is a Chinese female with brown eyes and black shoulder-length hair that she typically wears in a bun. She is approximately 5'1"- 5'3" and weighs approximately 105 pounds. She has both ears pierced but typically does not wear earrings.
Mengqi has been entered into the national database as a missing person.
Anyone who sees or hears from her or anyone with any information regarding Mengqi should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652.
Case number: 2019-010707
* The original release stated her husband reported Mengqi missing on Oct 9. This was incorrect and we apologize for the error.