Missing Kensington Woman Found
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Hannah Upp have few details about her whereabouts or actions during that period. On September 4 at approximately 10:30 p.m., Hannah found herself in the area of Georgia Avenue and Shorefield Road. She borrowed the cell phone of a passerby and called her mother who then drove to the area and picked her up.
During an interview with detectives, Hannah stated that she last remembers walking to Wheaton Plaza on the afternoon of Monday, September 2, 2013 where she had lunch. After lunch, she began walking but has no recollection beyond that. Hannah has no physical injuries and is now recovering with her family.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call detectives at 240.773.5530.
Hannah Emily Upp, age 28, of the 3000 block of Upton Drive in Kensington disappeared September 3 at approximately 7:45 a.m. near Kemp Mill Road and Glenallan Avenue.
Police and family are concerned for Upp’s welfare and her mental well being. Upp has been reported missing before and, when located, she required medical attention. Some of her belongings were found on a foot path near Wheaton Plaza. It is likely that she does not have any identification with her.
Hannah’s mother released the following statement on September 5:
“Last night our beloved Hannah was located safe and sound and is at home. We are inexpressibly relieved and rejoicing. We are tremendously grateful for your thoughts and prayers and attentiveness during the time she was missing. We deeply appreciate all who assisted and communicated in helpful ways to the end of Hannah coming home safely, we thank the police for their excellent and responsive work, and we are humbled by community support from near and far. We ask that you give Hannah time and space now, to spend time with family and friends and to process these events. Thank you for respecting our precious privacy and boundaries in this time of recovery and healing.”
Barbara Bellus, Hannah’s mother