State Police Continue Search for Candice Caffas Who Was Last Seen Over A Year Ago

Jacob Deemer

Jacob Deemer

Published July 19, 2023 4:30 am
Last Updated: April 8, 2024 9:38 pm

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Pa. (EYT) – State police in Meadville updated the public regarding the search for a Crawford County woman who was last seen over a year ago.

According to a release issued by Meadville-based State Police on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, family, community members, and law enforcement continue to search for Candice Leann Caffas a year after her disappearance.

Police say significant efforts have taken place to locate Caffas, but those efforts have not yet been successful.

The Pennsylvania State Police is seeking continued assistance from the community in hopes that reigniting conversation about Caffas will result in additional information or new leads in the ongoing investigation.

Until definitive evidence of her whereabouts and/ or well-being are obtained, State Police will continue to search for Candice Caffas.

On July 16, 2022, at 3:10 a.m., Candice Caffas was reported missing by her parents from their home located at 9162 Mount Pleasant Road in Union Township, Crawford County.

Caffas was last observed by a passerby on July 16, 2022, at approximately 5:30 a.m., near the railroad tracks and State Game Lands 213 on PA Highway 285 in Greenwood Township, Crawford County.

The surrounding area was extensively searched utilizing search & rescue, tracking K-9, aviation, and scuba teams.

Caffas is 34-years-old and has been diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome, which affects many parts of the body.

She was known to frequent places of water.

Caffas was last observed wearing a purple short-sleeve shirt, orange shorts with a floral design, and purple/blue sneakers.

She is a white non-Hispanic female of slight build with brown hair, and approximately 4’09″ and 95 lbs.

Since the disappearance of Caffas, the Pennsylvania State Police has investigated multiple tips and possible leads regarding her possible whereabouts.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Meadville State Police at 814-332-6911. Trooper Robert Baldwin investigating.

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