Family of missing woman asking for public's help

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by Becky Mortensen
by Elizabeth Fay

MILWAUKEE --- The family of 22-year-old Jessica Benson is asking for the public's help. They haven't seen her for nine days.

"I just want her to come home. She would have never done this. She had her whole life ahead of her," says Donna Benson.

Benson was last seen on May 9th at her job at Educators Credit Union on W. Appleton Ave. She worked as a teller. She called in sick two days later and has not been heard from since then.

Benson is described as 5'4" with black hair, she wears black framed glasses. The 22-year-old was supposed to graduate this weekend from Mount Mary College. Friend, Jessica Cox says Benson was a great student and in the same scholars program.

Family and friends worry she was taken against her will.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call Milwaukee Police.

You are also asked to visit http://missingjessicabenson.org/ to find out how to help find her. There is a vigil planned at 6:00 p.m. at the Educators Credit Union on Appleton Avenue.

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