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UPDATED: Missing Auburn woman reunited with family but doesn’t know what happened to her

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Aug. 13, 2012 at 8:49 am |
August 13, 2012 5:18 pm
Tatyana Khmara
Tatyana Khmara

UPDATE as of 5:15 p.m.: Tatyana Khmara was found in Kitsap County and has been reunited with her family, Pacific police spokeswoman Stephanie Shook said. The incident remains under investigation, she said.

UPDATE as of 2 p.m. Tatyana Khmara called her family this afternoon and police are on their way to where she is believed to be.

“She didn’t know where she was at or how she got there,” Pacific police spokeswoman Stephanie Shook said.

Shook said Khmara then called 911 so deputies could track her location. They are en route now, Shook said.

INITIAL POST: The search for a missing 27-year-old Auburn woman who was last seen near the White River resumed this morning, officials said.

A King County sheriff’s helicopter joined the search this morning to look for Tatyana Khmara.

A swift water rescue team is also searching the White River for any sign of the woman, who hasn’t been seen since Friday evening.

Her brother spotted her between 6-8 p.m. at the park with an unknown man. She appeared to be in his company willingly, police said. Khmara’s family reported her missing after she didn’t show up for work Saturday.

Police found her car still at the park and a K-9 team tracked Khmara’s scent to the river.

She is 5 feet 5 and 100 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Khmara was last seen wearing a dark jacket, tan pants and blue-and-silver running shoes.

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