Search continues for missing Minneapolis woman Jessica Marshik

Last seen in mid-December, friends and family of Jessica Marshik are desperate for answers as they search for a 36-year-old woman in Minneapolis.

Friends and family are in desperate need of answers in the search for a 36-year-old woman from Minneapolis.

Jessica Marshik was last seen in mid-December.

As recently as last week, police published a bulletin about a missing person asking for help in locating them and this weekend his friends are planning to spread the message further.

Kim Milliard told FOX 9’s Paul Blume, “Someone’s got some information.”

Milliard is so worried about his friend and fellow activist. Apparently no one has seen or heard of Marshik since December 14.

“If you texted or called her, she would answer right away. She had her phone out,” Milliard explained.

Marshik was a familiar face during some of the biggest racial justice protests to take to the streets in the past two years. Jessica, often donning a yellow marshal’s vest to keep protesters safe.

She lived alone in the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood along SE 7th Street where leaflets about the missing have been posted for weeks. Investigators said they needed the public’s help.

Beyond the time Jessica was missing, what worries her friends and family so much is what they found when they came to Jessica’s apartment last month for a welfare check. . The door to her apartment was ajar and all of her things were inside, but there was no sign of Jessica. “

“Her cell phone, wallet, laptop, coat, boots had been left behind. It’s mid-December – it’s cold,” Milliard said, adding that Jessica’s mother had also found them. keys to her daughter inside the apartment. “It’s like someone has entered her apartment and now she’s just disappeared. And how do people just disappear?”

Jessica is described as 5’1 “tall, with a slim build, shoulder length brown hair, brown eyes and often wearing glasses.

She recently visited Kansas City and is said to have ties to that city in addition to her home in Minneapolis.

On Saturday, the volunteers plan to survey Jessica’s neighborhood, where they plan to post and distribute flyers in a desperate search for answers.

“We just want to find Jessica,” Milliard said. “If you know something, please share it. Secrets aren’t helping her right now. We have to find her. It’s our goal, to find Jessica.”

MPD said anyone who sees, meets or knows the recent or current location of Jessica Marshik is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Tips can be submitted electronically at

If you are located in Minneapolis, you are prompted to call 911 or the Minneapolis Emergency Communications Center non-urgent number at 612-348-2345.

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