NORWICH – While the car belonging to a Norwich woman missing since Friday has been located, there is still no trace of the woman herself, as police were called to the Norwich Wal-Mart at approximately 5:30 p.m. yesterday after employees at the local retailer discovered what they suspected to be her vehicle.
Krista M. Kosowsky, 51, was first reported missing by her husband, Gary D. Kosowsky, at approximately 8 p.m. June 28. Her car was located near Wal-Mart’s Garden Center, according to authorities.
Norwich Police and New York State Police responded to the scene and confirmed that the car was indeed the missing Kosowsky’s 2007 gold colored Pontiac Grand Prix, bearing license plate FCX-3112. Police immediately began combing the surrounding area and adjacent properties for any sign of the missing woman, to no avail.
“The focus is still the same, locating her,” said Norwich Police Chief Joseph Angelino. “We knew the car would be found first,” he added, alluding to the fact that a large hunk of metal is rather more conspicuous than a person.