ABERDEEN, Wash. - During the investigation of this case Aberdeen Detectives were advised on 8/25/09 that a note had been mailed to the husband of Connie Forbis at their home in the 1500 block of Aberdeen Ave. The note was made from letters cut out of a publication and pasted to a sheet of paper. The note stated "We have you wife and money."
The Aberdeen Police Department reports "Through our investigation Aberdeen Detectives located information that Connie Forbis probably had taken a transit bus to the Olympia area on 8/24/09. Detectives discovered that Ms. Forbis bought a ticket from a public carrier and left the Washington State area on 8/25/09 for an out of state location. Detectives contacted an agency in another state to meet the carrier and attempt contact with Connie Forbis. On 8/26/09 Detective Ellis was informed that contact had been made with Connie Forbis and she was safe. Detective Ellis spoke to Connie Forbis and confirmed she had left the Aberdeen Area on her own accord and had not been harmed in any way. Ms. Forbis advised Detective Ellis that she had sent the note to her husband and had never been held by anyone against her will."
This case was closed on 8/26/09.
08/25/09 - The Aberdeen Police Department was investigating the report of a missing person which was reported on 8/24/2009 at about 4:30 p.m.. The person reported missing is: Connie Jean Forbis, also known as Connie Jean Kelly.
She is 39 years of age and described as a white female, 5'03", stocky build, with long dark blond hair, blue eyes, and was last seen wearing a blue cap, blue denim coat, blue jeans.
Forbis was last seen heading to the Aberdeen library from her home in the 1500 block of Aberdeen Ave. on 08/24/09 at about 9:30 a.m.