• Missing woman with mental capacity of 8-year-old found safe

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash. - Update on Oct. 12: Police said missing Natalie Dearinger has been found safe. 

    She was located in the Everett area and returned to her family, police said. 

    Police said a passerby recognized her from Facebook and called officers. 

    Earlier story: The Mountlake Terrace Police Department is asking for help in finding 22-year-old Natalie Dearinger.

    Police said she has the mental capacity of an 8-year-old and is vulnerable.

    Dearinger reportedly left a home in the 6500 block of 232nd Street SW about 5:10 p.m. Wednesday.

    Dearinger is about 5 feet tall, weighs 125 pounds, has brown hair and green eyes, police said. She was last seen wearing a salmon-colored T-shirt with turquoise pants and gray tennis shoes. 

    Anyone who sees Dearinger or has information is asked to call police at 425-670-8260.

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