New Information Released in Case of Missing Benton Woman
Law enforcement officials from both the Benton Police Department and the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Department are engaged in a search for a missing Benton woman.
In a release from the Bossier Sheriff's Department in the early morning hours yesterday, Sunday, October 9, we learned that Cheryl Leann Way, 42, pictured above, had been missing since she was last seen on Friday, October 7th at approximately 8:00 am, when she walked away from her residence in the 1000 block of Sharon Street in Benton, Louisiana.
Way is described as a white female who stands 5’3”, weighing approximately 180 pounds, with red hair
and blue eyes. Way has a tattoo on her left inner forearm and a bluebird tattooed on her left shoulder blade.
Way was last seen wearing a black shirt, black shorts, and black and white Nike shoes.
In a follow up release from the Bossier Sheriff's Office, we learn that detectives now believe that Cheryl Leann Way was possibly last seen walking northbound on LA. Hwy. 3 near the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Fleet Maintenance Shop at around 9:00 am on October 7th, which is approximately an hour after her previously last known appearance as she walked away from her home on Sharon Street.
The Benton Police Department along with detectives from the Bossier Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in locating this missing woman from Benton. If you have any information that can help locate Way, please call the Bossier Sheriff’s Office at 318-965-2203