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KOSCIUSKO â Attala Fitness and Tanning owner and former drug store owner remains missing and not much information has surfaced in the case.
Vickie Ellington, 53, was last seen at the Louisville Wal-Mart Supercenter on Highway 25, where she had planned to meet someone on Thursday, Jan. 27. Her vehicle was found in the supercenterâs parking lot.
Tuesday morning the Attala County Sheriffâs Department and other local agencies began a grounds search at Ellingtonâs home on Attala County Road 5216.
Sheriff William Lee said the search of Ellingtonâs property was a planned step in the investigation and todayâs search turned up nothing.
âWe suspect foul play because we havenât found her,â Lee said on Monday.
He added that they have been working on the case around the clock and have conducted many interviews.
Lee said a âbe on the look outâ was issued immediately after Ellington could not be found on Jan. 27 and she officially went into the missing personsâ database on Saturday night.
Anyone with information is asked to call the ACSD at 289-5556.