Detroit mother disappears days before birthday

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”We just want to find her and bring her back to the family so we can stop hurting and stop crying and be alright again,” said Deandre Thompson.

A heartfelt plea from a son desperate to find his missing mother. Linda Turner was last seen on the job, cleaning at Happy’s Pizza on Plymouth near Greenfield in Detroit at 8 p.m. Dec. 3rd. 

Her son Deandre Turner says she was just a few days away from celebrating her 58th birthday. 

“My mom has this thing on her birthday – she gives my little sister and I this list of things she wants. My sister and I would almost be in competition and my mom loves it. ‘Who’s going to get me the best gift?’  When she didn't call on her birthday, that's when I started to get worried,” said Deandre.

Linda Turner’s relatives say they last saw her wearing a dark brown fur coat, a matching hat, dark brown pants, and gray boots. She’s known to frequent the 11700 block on Montrose on Detroit’s west side. 
“Ever since this happened it’s like we’re in a big bad dream. My family and I just want this bad dream to end.”

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward up to $1,000 for information that will help police find Linda Turner. If you know anything about her disappearance, please call 1-800-SPEAK UP. As always, you will remain anonymous.