A massive search continued for days as Tina may be in danger. Tina, 45 of Ottawa, Illinois was reported missing by a family member January 14, 2020. Her vehicle was located in the Starved Rock Lodge parking area. Her cane which she requires to walk was found near the vehicle along with her purse. Tina however was nowhere to be found. Video footage showed Tina leaving her vehicle there and walking in to the park alone.
Rescuers believed that she may be in the river and concentrated their efforts there. Search included the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Ottowa River Rescue Squad and other teams which were later removed from the search. The search efforts included a ground search, dogs and water sonar searches.
The searches were suspended. Tina is still missing. One can only pray that someone will be able to find her and bring her home to her loved ones.