Montgomery County

Troopers: Press conference set in search for missing St. Johnsville woman

The Fulton County District Attorney's Office will take part in the press conference, state police say
Michaela MacVilla
Michaela MacVilla

ST. JOHNSVILLE – The state police and Fulton County District Attorney’s office will hold a press conference this afternoon to update the search for missing St. Johnsville resident Michaela MacVilla, state police said in a release.

The release did not detail the expected information to be released, only calling it an update on the search and saying that the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office will be included.

Press conference updates here: Michaela MacVilla press conference updates, Oct. 3, 2018

MacVilla, 21, was last seen leaving  the Stewart’s Shop on West Main Street in St. Johnsville at about 12:10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, state police have said.

The press conference is set for 3 p.m. The announcement comes after troopers were seen searching along Kringsbush Road in the Fulton County town of Oppenheim late Tuesday, according to Gazette news gathering partner CBS6. Troopers told the station they were there in connection with the search for MacVilla.

MacVilla was last seen wearing a dark blue Aero hooded sweatshirt, maroon shirt, black pants, white sneakers and a “Stewart’s Shop” visor,’ police said. She is described as Hispanic, about 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighing 130 pounds. She has auburn hair, wears glasses and has a nose piercing. She also has a tattoo of a heart with an infinity symbol.

They have asked anyone with information to contact contact them at 518-783-3211.

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