Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Looking for Tips: Edmonton Police Put Up Billboard of Woman Missing 11 Years

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Looking for Tips: Edmonton Police Put Up Billboard of Woman Missing 11 Years

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Police put up billboard of woman missing 11 years

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EDMONTON - It's been 11 years since an Edmonton woman went to meet a friend and never came home and police are looking for fresh tips to help solve her disappearance.

Maggie Burke was 21 when she disappeared on Dec. 9, 2004, north of the city's downtown.

Burke was a sex-trade worker and police suspect foul play.

Crime Stoppers has put up a billboard in the spot where she was last seen in the hope it might trigger someone's memory.

Marie Burke says her daughter had addictions problems, which left her vulnerable.

She says she hopes an inquiry announced by the federal government into missing and murdered aboriginal women will provide her with some answers.

Burke says she takes some comfort from the billboard going up. …

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