Authorities Ask For Help in Finding Missing Camp Verde Woman

Kristal Forest
Kristal Forest

Way back in March, 64-year-old Kristal Forest disappeared. Today, Yavapai County police asked for the public's help in figuring out where she is.

Forest was last seen on March 29 with 55-year-old Robert Reed near Camp Verde. She was preparing to drive to Texas, where she was scheduled to arrive on April 2.

Forest was driving a red 1997 Nissan Pathfinder pulling a U-haul trailer.

On April 2, police say, video-surveillance cameras showed somebody in an an unidentified truck return the U-haul trailer to a store in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Police paid Robert Reed a visit in August and found him in possession of Forest's vehicle --  but Forest wasn't with Reed.

Police say Reed's explanation as to how he came to possess the car and where he thought  Forest might be contained "inconsistencies." Police are still investigating his involvement.

Reed is in police custody in an unrelated case.

Calls to the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office were not immediately returned today, but we'll keep you posted.

Anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of Kristal Forest or information on the relationship between her and Robert Reed are asked to call Detective Alex Jaramillo at (928) 771-3278 or Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232.


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