Name: Melissa Lynn Howard
Age: 45 years old
Last seen: March 29, 2023
Location: Slidell, Louisiana
Status: Still missing
45 year old Melissa Howard was last seen in Slidell, Louisiana on March 29, 2023. She disappeared under suspicious circumstances, with her car later being found abandoned off 1-55.
45 year old Melissa Howard was last seen in the 1600 block of Magnolia Street in Slidell, Louisiana on March 29, 2023.
Her vehicle, a black 2015 Chevrolet Silverado with Louisiana plate #C755490, was captured by an automatic license plate reader on April 1, 2023, going westbound on Jefferson Highway at South Clearview in Jefferson Parish.
The vehicle was later found abandoned and towed away from I-55.
Melissa’s boyfriend, who is the last known person to have seen her, says she left on her own.
She was officially reported missing on April 17, 2023, after her boyfriend contacted Melissa’s mother to tell her he hadn’t seen her in weeks.
Melissa’s personal belongings, including her purse, bank card, drivers license, and cell phone were found at her boyfriend’s house.
The location of Melissa Howard, as well as the circumstances surrounding her disappearance, remains unknown.
White female born on September 26, 1977. Melissa has brown/dark blonde hair, hazel eyes, stands 5’4 tall and weighs 180 – 220 pounds.
She has a tattoo of a star above ‘Fleur-de-Lis’ on her upper right arm.
It is unknown what she was wearing when she disappeared.
If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Melissa Howard please contact the Saint Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 726-8000, or the FACES Lab at (225) 578-4761.