Elmont family calls for help to find woman missing since December

The 19-day search for 46-year-old Samantha Primus has been moved to Brooklyn.

News 12 Staff

Jan 11, 2023, 10:25 AM

Updated 462 days ago

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An Elmont family is looking for their missing sister who they say is deaf, non-verbal, and autistic.
The 19-day search for 46-year-old Samantha Primus has been moved to Brooklyn.
Primus’ sister Juliana says Samantha was staying with their other sister in Elmont when Samantha signaled she wanted to go back home to Brooklyn.
The following morning on Dec. 23, Samantha was seen leaving the home on her own.
The family tells News 12 someone took Samantha to Queens Hospital Center, where she was examined.
She was then discharged with a list of homeless shelters to go to.
Samantha is still missing.        


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