WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – In Washington County, a joint task force that includes GBI agents, has been created to help find a missing woman.

When she was 22-years-old, Sonya Lawona Tukes disappeared May 10th, 2004 in Tennille.

Police say she was in her pajamas at her sister’s home when she stepped outside to take a call around 1 a.m.

She hasn’t been seen since.

The new task force will reportedly be re-examining all previous evidence and information as well as any new information received since.

A candle light vigil will be held on the Washington County Court House Lawn on May 4 at 7 p.m. The public is invited.

If you have any information on where Sonya is, please contact:

  • GBI Region 12 Special Agent Corey Haynes at 478-374-6988
  • Washington County Sheriff’s Office Captain Trey Burgamy at 478-232-1366
  • Sandersville Police Dept. Detective Pauline Roberson at 478-232-6138