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Search underway for missing woman  
Update (May 27, 2020, 5:59 p.m.): 

Michelle Fields has been safely located.  

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Update on search underway for missing Michelle Fields (May 27, 2020, 4:40 p.m.)

43-year-old Michelle Fields remains missing following a comprehensive search of the pond and the surrounding area of Victor Ashe Park on Wednesday. The search was conducted by the Knoxville Police Department and assisted by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit as well as Knox County Rescue Squad, Knoxville Fire Department and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency personnel. The KPD is continuing to actively investigate her disappearance and is seeking information concerning her whereabouts. Michelle Fields is described as a Caucasian female who is approximately 5’2” and 180 pounds with tattoos on her chest, arm and leg. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or the Crime Hotline at 865-215-7212. 

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On Tuesday, May 26 at around 11:50 p.m., Knoxville Police Department officers received a report that 43-year-old Michelle Fields was believed to be missing from Victor Ashe Park. Fields’ vehicle was located near the pond at Victor Ashe Park. Officers initiated a search of the immediate surrounding wooded area and the perimeter of the pond. Search and Rescue members were called in to assist in the search due to the large area of the park. A bloodhound track led down to around the pond area, prompting Knoxville Fire Department and Knoxville Rescue Squad personnel to be called to the scene. Divers conducted a roughly 35-minute search of a section of the pond before operations were suspended temporarily at approximately 5:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. Search operations resumed at 9 a.m. Foul play is not suspected at this time, though this remains a fluid situation. Fields, a Caucasian female who is approximately 5’2” and 180 pounds, was last seen wearing a tank top and leggings. She has tattoos on her chest, arm and leg. If anyone has any information, they are urged to please call the Crime Hotline at 865-215-7212.
Posted by serland On 28 May, 2020 at 11:57 AM  

 
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