March 7, 2014
The case of a missing Nevada woman last seen in the Sierra more than three months ago has been turned over to the F-B-I.
Officials say the disappearance of Nita Mayo of Hawthorne in
August has been reclassified as a case of a "missing person with
They aren't releasing details about the decision to change the
Mayo told a friend the morning she was last seen that she
planned to drive through Sonora Pass for a daylong shopping trip.
Mayo's car was discovered with her purse, cell-phone and keys
inside around Donnell Vista on Highway 108 shortly after she
Searchers and family members last scoured the area in October.
They're planning another search this weekend to focus on the
Hawthorne, Nevada, area.