Missing South Side woman found in St. Elizabeth’s ER

Missing South Side woman found in St. Elizabeth’s ER

Staff report

YOUNGSTOWN

A woman whose family reported her missing was found in the emergency room at St. Elizabeth Health Center on Sunday.

Devita Richard, 44, was missing Sunday from her East Philadelphia Avenue residence, family members told police.

Richard’s son reported getting texts from his mother’s phone that indicated someone had abducted his mother and was threatening to kill her.

Police who responded to Richard’s residence at 10:33 a.m. Sunday said freshly broken eggs were all around where her car would have been parked.

Family members said they had no idea why anyone would want to hurt Richard.

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