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    Posted December 14, 2011 by
    Richmond, Virginia

    Tosin Oyelowo's Police Report


    Read police reports on this case.

    Charleston police recovered the young woman's driver's license near where motorists and pedestrians reported seeing a woman jump off the bridge. Officers also recovered two "statements," according to the report. And officers located her red Toyota within walking distance of the incident scene.


    The bridge and waterfront park are popular destinations for runners and bikers. On Friday, around the time of the reported jumping, the bridge and park were populated with dozens of people.


    The Ravenel Bridge, a 2.5-mile-long, cable-stayed bridge, connects Mount Pleasant and Charleston. From its tallest point, it is a 180-foot drop to the Cooper River below.


    Websites state that no one has heard from Oyelowo since Dec. 9, the day of the bridge-jumping incident, and officials at MUSC reported to police on Monday that Oyelowo did not report for work.


    "We were concerned for her safety," said Heather Woolwine, university spokeswoman. "When we couldn't reach her, we contacted police, and now it's really more in their hands."



    Help bring Tosin home. Everyone is praying and waiting for you, Tosin!

    Missing: Since December 9th, 2011
    Age: Unknown (please provide info you might have in comment section)
    Height: Unknown (please provide info you might have in comment section)
    Eyes: Brown
    Ethnicity: African-American/Black/African
    Last Known location: Charleston, South Carolina
    Contact: Charleston Police Department, SC Missing Persons Department
    Phone 843-577-7434
    Email: Detective K. Stone of the Charleston Police Central Investigations Missing Persons Unit. StoneK@charleston-sc.gov, legitimate information, please.




    Yesterday, I heard one of the worst news ever. I found out that the beautiful lady whose picture is on the left, Tosin Oyelowo, went missing on Friday, December 9th in Charleston, South Carolina where she is working as a resident after graduating from the University of Charleston West Virginia School of Pharmacy last summer. I never even knew her personally, but I remember seeing her at several events here in Raleigh, NC (where she and her parents have lived for some years since they moved to US from Lagos, Nigeria) including her dad's 50th birthday party some years ago. I remember noticing her beautiful skin and calm persona. To hear that she went missing few days ago is very shocking and painful. If I didn't even know her personally but I'm crying as I am typing this, then I can't even imagine what her parents, family and friends are going through right now.


    The news was sent to me as a prayer request text from a friend of mine. I, immediately, called him back to find out what happened and he told me. Heartbreaking, to say the least. My friend mentioned that he had done a google search and there was nothing about it on the news and he felt that it will be great idea to use Facebook and social media, in general, to spread the news and help increase the chance of someone finding her. However, he wasn't too sure if to go ahead and do that on his own. I went ahead and told him that I will go ahead and do something about putting the news out there for everyone to spread since the media will not do it (and we all know why).


    To know that such a young and beautiful black lady with incredible potential is missing and there is nothing about it on google or on the news is extremely devastating. However, thanks to the internet, I know we can do something about it. Spread the news.


    I am hoping we can use the social media to circulate this news and help bring her back home. We might not be powerful enough to have this on every TV news channel, but I believe we can use the power of the internet to bring Tosin back home. Pls, post this link and let people see her face. Make sure every friend or family member of yours does the same.


    If you see her anywhere or have any information, please call 911 and alert the police in your vicinity. If the news media will not do it, we will use the resources that we have to spread the word.


    Everyone is praying and fasting for her return but I know we have to take action and broadcast the word; I believe God uses people to answer prayers. I believe she will be found by God's grace. Let us use the power of the internet to let the world know about her, hopefully find her and bring her back home to her loving family and friends!



    "We were concerned for her safety," said Heather Woolwine, university spokeswoman. "When we couldn't reach her, we contacted police, and now it's really more in their hands."

    Disclaimer & Update: This site was voluntarily created by a friend of a friend who heard about it. I am not a family member and do not have enough details but just felt something had to be done about it after I searched google and didn't find anything about the situation. As you can deduce from the blog, all I know is where she went missing (Charleston, SC), what day and the Charleston Police Department number that I saw someone put up on Facebook. I did not ask for permission from anyone to put this up. I did this on my own because I just really felt something had to be done and it had to be done immediately using the media that we have access to - the internet.
    Regardless of powerful prayer and fasting that I, myself, have joined in on too, I feel the more people know about this and know what she looks like, the more likely she will be found. God uses people to make things happen. We can pray and fast but the word needs to be out there to let people know what she looks like. I hope this site helps to bring her back home. I wish the family and friends great wishes.

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