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Renewed appeal to trace missing Southampton woman, Joanne Sheen after vanishing 2 years ago

It’s been nearly two years since Jo Sheen from Southampton was last seen.

Jo Sheen was reported missing by her family on 22 February this year after they had not heard from her for several months, picture of Jo Sheen above.

The last known corroborated sighting we have of Jo is on Thursday 5 December 2019 when she travelled from Fareham, back to Southampton, with a friend.  


Previous to that, Jo was seen by a police officer on Saturday 30 November 2019, in the Newtown Nicholstown area of Southampton. Two years ago today.


In 2020, police arrested five people on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. All five people were questioned by officers, however no further action was taken against any of them in relation to Jo’s disappearance.


Today, November 30, 2021, police are have released a short film below after a renewed appeal for further information to help them locate Jo.

Jo was 44-years-old at the time she went missing.


She is described as being white, around 5 feet 1 inches tall, of slim build with long dark brown hair. 


Anyone who has seen Joanne or knows where she might be should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting Operation Blackboard or 44200068330.


People can also submit information through our online portal by going to https://mipp.police.uk/operation/44HC20W04-PO1