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Shannon Minshall

Authorities are asking for help in locating a Texas County woman who has been missing for nearly a month.

The Highway Patrol has joined the Texas County Sheriff's Office investigation into the disappearance of 45 year-old Shannon J. Minshall.  Texas County Sheriff James Sigman says Minshall's disappearance is "suspicious."

Minshall, who is 5' 5" -  weighs 130 pounds and has blue eyes and brown hair, was last seen on May 23rd in Willow Springs and officially reported as missing on May 30th.  Police say she has several tattoo's and a large scar on her left forearm.

If you have any information that can help authorities locate Minshall you're asked to call the Texas County Sheriff's Office at 417-967-4165 or the Missouri State Highway Patrol Missing Persons Clearinghouse at 573-526-6178 or 9-1-1.