Update: The Critically Missing Adult Alert has been cancelled by Virginia Beach Police. Covington was found deceased in Norfolk and her death has been ruled a homicide. Click here for updated information on this case.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A Critically Missing Adult Alert has been issued for a woman in Virginia Beach.
According to the Virginia State Police, 40-year-old Marie Darshaun Covington was last seen the night of August 17 around 10 p.m. in the area of Thalia Trace Drive.
She’s described as being 5 feet 1 inches tall, 115 pounds, and having brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, gray sweatpants and a black baseball cap.
A spokesperson for Wawa confirmed with 10 On Your Side that Marie had been employed and was “a valued member” of the store team at the Holland Road location in Virginia Beach for more than six years.
She was last seen in her 2016 White Ford Escape with Virginia license plate ULW5452.
Officials says Covington’s disappearance poses a credible threat to her health and safety.
Anyone with information on Covington is asked to call 911 or the Virginia Beach Police Department at 757-385-4101.