Waco police are asking for help locating a missing 43-year-old woman who was last seen by her family last week.

Stephanie Torrez was last been Dec. 21 in East Waco and may be driving a 2006 Kia, Waco police Officer Garen Bynum said. Her family told police Torrez may have been intoxicated and suicidal when she left, and her family is concerned for her well-being.

Bynum said Torrez lives and works in East Waco, but she has not been heard from for almost a week.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Waco Police Department at 750-7500 or the Special Crimes Unit at 750-7616.

Kristin Hoppa has been covering public safety and breaking news for the Tribune-Herald since January 2016. She worked in Northwest Missouri covering crime-related issues before her move to Central Texas. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

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