Brookhaven, GA, January 5, 2016 – by Trey Benton – On Tuesday, Brookhaven Police (BPD), assisted by a team of search dogs from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and local volunteers, performed the second coordinated search in an attempt to locate Janet Sue Miller, a 78-year-old Brookhaven woman who has been missing since Christmas Eve where she was seen attending a church service. Unfortunately, this search did not turn up any new leads as to her whereabouts.
BPD has been searching for Ms. Miller, who suffers from dementia, since December 27, 2015 when they were called to perform a welfare check at 1322 Briarwood Road. Officers met with the caller and learned Ms. Miller had not been seen since December 24, 2015 at approximately 7:00 PM.
On December 29th, 2015, Brookhaven and DeKalb Police performed a search utilizing the County helicopter, as well as the City’s K-9 unit. Unfortunately, those efforts did not produce any new information.
Tuesday’s search concentrated around the area of Brookhaven Baptist Church – where Ms. Miller attended – Apple Valley Road and behind the Kroger in Cherokee Plaza – all areas Ms. Miller frequented.
Police say they are utilizing every tool at their disposal to locate Ms. Miller, and urges the public to continue to share the story and show the photos in hopes she will be found. Church members have posted flyers along routes Ms. Miller was known to utilize.
Police say Janet Sue Miller was last seen wearing glasses, an unknown color long dress, and black shoes.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Janet Sue Miller is asked to contact the Brookhaven Police Department at 404-637-0600.
Janet Sue Miller is a 78 year-old, white Female, 5’03” tall, weighing 90 lbs with long gray hair & blue eyes.