Update, Dec. 10, 2:30 p.m.: King County Search and Rescue crews were in Factoria on Saturday looking for signs of a missing Redmond woman who was last seen in the area on Nov. 8.
Lt. Charlie Gorman of the said a total of about 70 people from search and rescue groups in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties are combing through sections of Southeast Coal Creek Parkway and Factoria Boulevard Southeast that include wooded areas.
“That’s mostly what we’re searching, is wooded areas,” he said.
Horse and dog units were also being used, Gorman said. The search effort started at around 9 a.m. and will continue until dusk, he said. A command post has been set up in the parking lot of at 12800 SE Coal Creek Parkway.
Searchers had not found any clues as of about 2:15 p.m., and there are no plans to continue the effort on Sunday at this time. Police said the search was not tied to any new tips or information.
Lorill Sinclaire was last seen on Nov. 8 near the Factoria Mall in Bellevue. Gorman said Saturday that Sinclaire had gone to the area to visit her boyfriend and confirmed that police have spoken with him.
Police decided to initiate the search after yielding no clues during several weeks spent talking with Sinclaire's family and friends and combing through cell phone records.
“We’ve gone through a long period of time without any information or evidence," Gorman said.
In addition to today's search, police are continuing to speak with those who knew Sinclaire and obtain cell phone records that might yield clues as to her whereabouts, Gorman said.
Original story, Dec. 9: The is continuing to search for a 48-year-old Redmond woman who has been missing for more than a month.
Lorill Sinclaire was last seen on Nov. 8 near the Factoria Mall in Bellevue. Her car, a burgundy 1991 Ford Escort, was later discovered a short distance from the shopping center in the 4200 block of 124th Ave. SE.
Sinclaire is divorced and previously went by the name Lorill Bryden. She is 5’8”, 145 pounds, with blonde/auburn hair and green eyes.
Sinclaire's family and friends have told police it is unlike her to be out of touch for so long.
Police ask that anyone with information on Sinclaire or her whereabouts call 425-556-2500.
—Information from the Redmond Police Department and Redmond Patch archives