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Daytona Beach police find missing woman with autism

According to officials, Michelle Ricks has the mental capacity of a 5-year-old

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Daytona Beach Police Department has found Michelle Ricks on Sunday afternoon. She was found on the Oakridge Bridge unharmed and safe, according to authorities. 

Ricks, 34 was reported missing Sunday afternoon. She was last seen in the 200 block of Bill France Boulevard, Police said. 

According to officials, Ricks has autism and the mental capacity of a 5-year-old. Officials add that she can not hear or speak.

Anyone who has information regarding Ricks' whereabouts is asked to please contact Detective David Dinardi at 386-671-5219.

*** CANCELED, SHE WAS LOCATED ON THE OAKRIDGE BRIDGE, SHE IS SAFE AND UNHARMED *** ** MISSING ENDANGERED ** The Daytona...

Posted by Daytona Beach Police Department on Sunday, May 12, 2019