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Car of missing Orange County woman found in Pasadena

March 9, 2010 |  9:54 am

Lebrook The car belonging to an Orange County woman who disappeared after leaving work in Orange has been discovered about 40 miles away in Pasadena, authorities said Tuesday.

Kavishka Tokevich Lebrook, 33, told her boyfriend she would return to their Rancho Santa Margarita home about noon Friday but never showed up, said Jim Amormino, a spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

Her boyfriend, Mark Brooks, contacted the Sheriff’s Department about midday Saturday, and her black Nissan was found Sunday at an undisclosed location in Pasadena, Amormino said. The windows were down and the battery was dead; it appeared someone had turned on the lights, Amormino said.

“Bottom line is, she’s still missing," he said. "Obviously, we’re concerned for her safety.”

Brooks told authorities the disappearance was “completely out of character” for Lebrook, Amormino said.

Lebrook is 5-feet-5, weighs about 120 pounds and has blue eyes and brown hair. She also goes by the name Katherine Marie Fletcher and was last seen wearing a beige sweater, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Department at (714) 647-7048 or (714) 628-7170.

-- Amina Khan

Photo: Kavishka Tokevich Lebrook, also known as Katherine Marie Fletcher; supplied by Orange County Sheriff's Department

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