Foul play suspected in disappearance of Hamilton mother: Police


Published March 2, 2022 at 12:23 pm

The case of a Hamilton woman reported missing in January 2022 has now been turned over to homicide detectives.

Hamilton Police held a briefing on Wednesday (March 2) to provide an update on the case of Emily Bailey who was reported missing by her friends and family on January 10.

At the time, Bailey was last reported to be seen attending a New Year’s Eve party on Weir St N. before leaving an acquaintance’s house the next day.

According to police, she has not been seen or heard from since that time, which is said to be out of character for the mother of two young girls.

“At this time, the circumstances surrounding her disappearance have indicated the possibility of foul play,” police said in a statement.

“As a result, the investigation has now been turned over to the Homicide Unit.”

Investigators said they believe there are individuals who have information related to Bailey’s disappearance and they are urging those people to come forward.

Bailey is described as:

  • 23-years-old
  • 5’4″ tall
  • Weighing approximately 100lbs
  • Slim build
  • Shoulder-length black/brown hair, with dyed blue or green highlights
  • Visual tattoos include an elephant on her left forearm
  • Batman symbol on the outside of her right forearm

Hamilton Police are asking anyone with information about Emily or the circumstances surrounding her disappearance to contact Detective Nesreen Shawihat at 905-546-4863.

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit anonymous tips online.

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