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Fayetteville native goes missing in Georgia

Posted August 8, 2008 10:18 p.m. EDT

— A mentally ill woman originally from Fayetteville has gone missing from a Georgia home.

Melissa Haller, 31, was under the care of relatives in Marietta, Ga. She was reported missing on Thursday after family said she took a car to drive to a local park earlier in the week and never returned.

Police in Greer, S.C. spokes to Haller around 2 a.m. Thursday. Hours later police found the vehicle Haller was driving on the side of Interstate-85 outside of Gaffney, S.C. The car was out of gas and there was no sign of Haller.

Haller’s family said she is “extremely fearful, paranoid, verbally aggressive and prone to creating alter egos and personalities.”

Haller’s family has created a blog and Facebook account to help look for her.

(This story contains some information from WSPA-TV)