Search underway for missing woman who may be suffering mental health crisis in Tomball

HOUSTON – A search is underway for a missing woman after her vehicle was found abandoned in Tomball, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The parents of Margaret Kay Alana Turner, 27, believes she is suffering a mental health crisis and is in a “fight or flight” frame of mind.

Turner was last seen by loved ones in Silsbee at a friend’s home.

“Tuesday, Wednesday night she spent with her best friend in Silsbee, and then on Thursday is when things started to unravel,” her father, Robby Calhoun, said.

The Calhouns are from the Beaumont area.

Calhoun says Ring camera footage shows, that afternoon, Turner didn’t use the code to enter her friend’s home, which isn’t normal.

“We believe she was going to go back to Beaumont possibly from there,” Calhoun said. “Then fast forward, nobody knew where she was until she was spotted in Tomball.”

According to a warrant now issued for Turner’s arrest, on March 10, deputies were dispatched to the 18000 block of Country Hills in reference to a suspicious vehicle call.

A homeowner reported that there was an unknown vehicle parked in her driveway and the driver refused to leave the property, despite being told to do so, the document stated.

When deputies arrived, Turner was asleep inside her vehicle, and they knocked on her car window in an effort to wake her up.

“As we approached to make contact,” the documents read. “The defendant placed the vehicle in drive and began driving off the driveway. The defendant drove through the front lawn and struck the fence.”

The records go on to say one of the deputies was nearly hit and, at one point, had to break the window to try to get her out, but she got away, driving through a wooded area.

Turner’s vehicle was found abandoned shortly afterward, less than a mile away from the scene.

“I believe it was fight or flight and she flew,” her dad said. “[She was] trying to get away from them because she was in fear of her life.”

That was the last time anyone saw Turner. She was last seen wearing a long pink dress.

Since then, the Calhouns have set up shop at the Office Depot on FM 2920 passing out missing person fliers.

“This is just close to my heart. Just wanting to find her and making sure she’s okay and getting her to her family,” said Jennifer Hall, who stopped by. “We’re here to help and getting this out to more community people.”

Kay-Alana Turner, 27, last seen in Tomball. (Family Photo)

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Turner is being asked to call the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Missing Persons Unit, at 713-755-7427 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

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