Missing Benton woman, last seen 2 weeks ago, ‘has been found and is safe,’ authorities say

MISSING: Melissa Kay Tridico, 34, of Benton
MISSING: Melissa Kay Tridico, 34, of Benton(Source: Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office)
Published: May. 23, 2022 at 12:53 PM CDT|Updated: May. 23, 2022 at 8:36 PM CDT
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UPDATE: The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office says Melissa Kay Tridico, 34, of Benton, has been found.

Bossier sheriff’s detectives have located her, sheriff’s Deputy Rod White said. “They say she was found safe and she will be returned home. They want to thank the public for their help and tips to help locate her.”


BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KSLA) - The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a missing woman from Benton who hasn’t been seen in a couple of weeks.

Melissa Kay Tridico, 34, was last seen May 6 in Bossier City riding in a truck in the area surrounding DiamondJacks Boulevard.

Authorities say she stands 5′3″ tall and weighs about 115 pounds. She has brown hair and hazel eyes. The truck she was seen in is a blue Ford F-150 with license plate number C230898.

Anyone with information on Tridico’s whereabouts should call BPSO at 318-965-3418.

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