Update: Missing Person Located and Safe

Shayanna Samowski.
Shayanna Samowski, 23. (UC Davis Police).

Update, 6.15 p.m.: Samowski has been located and is safe.


UC Davis Police are seeking the public's help in locating an at-risk former student who went missing this week.

Shayanna Samowski
Samowski (UC Davis Police)

Shayanna Samowski, 23, was last seen at the Memorial Union at 2 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 29). Police say she spoke on the phone with her ex-boyfriend at 2 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 30), telling him she was at a fountain somewhere before her phone died.

Samowski, a Half Moon Bay native, is described as a white female, standing 5-foot-8 and weighing 155 pounds.

Police are asking anyone with information about her whereabouts to call 530-752-1230.

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Andy Fell, 530-752-4533, ahfell@ucdavis.edu

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