Police Find Missing Woman; Still Searching For Husband

Shamekia

UPDATE 1/29/2013) Memphis police say Shemekia White has been found safe. Police are still looking for Derrick Jones.

(Memphis) Memphis police are asking for help finding 32-year-old Derrick Jones.

Jones, already wanted on carjacking and assault charges, is wanted for questioning in the disappearance of his estranged wife.

Police say Shemekia White was last seen Saturday at the Buena Vista Apartments on North Trezvant.

Shemekia’s mother says the last time she saw her daughter was Friday morning when she left with her 15-month-old daughter Gracie to walk her three other girls to school.

Saturday, she got a call from Jones to come pick up Gracie.

“He said Casandra Mekia is acting crazy. She done busted out my windows and she left and said forget about everything. Forget about Gracie, and just left Gracie in the apartment,” said Casandra White.

Casandra says Shemekia would never leave her daughter behind.

Police are also concerned and so far have not been able to find Jones.

Cassandra is worried, but holding out hope her daughter will come home.

“I just want her to come home to her little girls because they need her,” said Cassandra.

If you have seen Derrick Jones or Shemekia White or know where they might be contact Memphis police at 545-COPS.

You can also call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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