Missing Charlotte woman’s car found at Lake Wylie marina

Missing woman's car found at Lake Wylie marina

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The car of a missing Charlotte woman last seen Monday was found at a Lake Wylie marina Friday, according to police.

The search continues for Vatsla Watkins, 39, who was last seen leaving her home Monday morning.

Watkins reportedly left the residence during the early morning hours in a silver, 2004 Mercedes-Benz C230. That Mercedes was found at Pier 49 marina on York Road Friday. Crews began searching the lake a short time later.

CMPD says Friday’s search ended at 5 p.m. but Watkins was not located. Detectives with the Missing Person Unit are continuing their efforts to find Ms. Watkins.

This car was a four-door sedan with a Carolina Panthers North Carolina license plate of 8215CP.

Watkins is described as standing 5′4″ tall with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black lightweight jacket and blue jeans.

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, 39-year-old Vatsla Watkins is missing and police are asking for the public’s help to find her.
According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, 39-year-old Vatsla Watkins is missing and police are asking for the public’s help to find her.

CMPD responded to her home and met with her family on March 18 around 1 p.m.

Watkins has not been heard from or seen by her family and friends since she left.

Anyone with information about Watkins or her vehicle is asked to call 911 immediately.

In addition, you may also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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